imagemagick convert: japanese text broken in freebsd

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at
Mon Dec 15 06:56:09 PST 2008

On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 6:21 AM, Giorgos Keramidas
<keramida at> wrote:
> On Sun, 14 Dec 2008 23:17:38 -0800, Charlie Kester <corky1951 at> wrote:
>> The conversations on ports@ seem to be mostly concerned with the needs
>> of port maintainers rather than the users of ports.  If you have
>> problems getting a port to build or a package added, it feels like the
>> right place to get help.
>> But I'm not sure whether it's the place for questions that come up after
>> the initial install.  questions@ seems to be the place for those.
> I think you got that right. says:
> freebsd-ports           Porting software to FreeBSD
> freebsd-questions       User questions
> It's nice to have a list for people who are *porting* software, but the
> list for general `user questions' is here.

I certainly agree, and hope every time Wojciech posts "NTG" or "OT"
the OP's thread doesn't get turned into a flamewar on "Where this post
should go.".

Glen Barber

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