Re: Which fonts have lesser-used UTF-8 characters?

From: George Mitchell <>
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2023 14:52:35 UTC
On 1/16/23 22:14, George Mitchell wrote:
> On 1/16/23 21:59, George Mitchell wrote:
>> For instance, I'm happy to report that Bitstream Vera Sans Mono Bold,
>> which I use in xfce4-terminal, has such relative oddities as ⇒ (U+21d2,
>> rightward double arrow) and ≡ (U+2261, identical to), as well as U+23b5,
>> bottom square bracket -- which isn't in the Fixed Width font in which I
>> am composing this email.  But how would I find a font that has, let's
>> say, U+1d4db, mathematical bold script capital L?  Is there a font
>> character search tool that knows UTF-8 code points?         -- George
> After some research with and /usr/ports, it looks like maybe
> print/py-fontaine is what I want, or maybe print/py-fonttools.  Sorry
> for the noise ...                                             -- George

And oddly, Mousepad's default font, blandly called Monospace Regular,
has all the code points I currently need.  Even more oddly, Thunderbird
doesn't admit that Monospace Regular exists.                  -- George