URW Type1 Fonts

Jose M Rodriguez freebsd at wanadoo.es
Sun Jun 6 17:17:10 GMT 2004

El Domingo, 6 de Junio de 2004 14:03, Michael Nottebrock escribió:
> On Sunday 06 June 2004 13:35, Jose M Rodriguez wrote:
> > All seems the same fonts, but there are diferences in the fonts.*
> > files and even on the fonts.
> I see. That would pretty much pacify POLA as far as I'm concerned.
> > My main reason for the move are:
> > 	- gs and X aren't using the same 35 type1 fonts.
> Hmmmmmmmmmm, that could actually explain some strange printing bugs
> people are seeing with things like KOffice.

You can read the docs that come with gs/gsfonts in

These fonts are REALLY MODIFIED and derived from URW set (in XFree86).

I take my chance on gsfonts thinking that the added Cyrillic glyphs must 
be of interest for russian users.

But I can go backwards and teach gs where are de XFree86 type1 fonts 
installed. (Patch at home and tested against gnu and afpl gs).

This must require tweak the font install of gs/gsonts (Not install the 
type1 fonts in XFree86) and RUN_DEPENDS on 

With a tweak of the fonts.* files on x11-fonts/XFree86-4-fontScalable 
(Seems that java really needs Adobe foundries) and closing the 
fontconfig PR, we can reach the final goal with 

I can work this other way upon request in 1~2 days depend on free-time.


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