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Segoe UI Symbol provides bad user experience
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It's available by default for some reason on Garuda Linux, while Segoe UI is not available.

garuda-phabricator-segoe-ui-symbol.png (1×1 px, 226 KB)

I will upload a proposed fix.

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Another, perhaps more useful example.

garuda-phabricator-segoe-ui-symbol-meta.png (1×1 px, 164 KB)

Sague font family is probably important on Windows.

... available by default for some reason on Garuda Linux, while Segoe UI is not available.

This might be a bug in Garuda? That sounds like a strange choice.

In T15049#1329, @avivey wrote:

Sague font family is probably important on Windows.

Segoe UI surely is and my proposed patch doesn't remove it. I'm talking about Segoe UI Symbol here, which is rarely used on the web (for obvious reasons).

In T15049#1329, @avivey wrote:

Sague font family is probably important on Windows.

... available by default for some reason on Garuda Linux, while Segoe UI is not available.

This might be a bug in Garuda? That sounds like a strange choice.

I revised the patch to only add cross-platform default fonts (system-ui) and keep the rest as they are.