URW Type1 Fonts

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at marcuscom.com
Mon Jun 7 15:21:16 GMT 2004

On Mon, 2004-06-07 at 08:00, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> On Sun, 6 Jun 2004 19:17:10 +0200
> Jose M Rodriguez <freebsd at wanadoo.es> wrote:
> > You can read the docs that come with gs/gsfonts in
> > /usr/local/share/ghostscript/fonts
> > /usr/local/share/docs/gsfonts
> > 
> > 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).
> I think using the gs version of the fonts is better. The README states
> that there are no changes to the latin glyphs and they offer additional
> functionality.
> I think your work should be committed (at least in principle, I haven't
> looked at the patches yet).
> Michael, do you want to give the patches a little bit of time in the KDE
> build?
> Joe, what about the Gnome build?

There has been so many different ideas proposed on this thread, I'm not
sure what the current proposal is.  If we simply replace the X11 fonts
with the Ghostscript fonts, then fontconfig doesn't need to be changed,
thus it doesn't affect gnome@ at all.  Is this the current proposal?


> Bye,
> Alexander.
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