Re[2]: [sword-devel] Greek texts

Tue, 18 Jul 2000 19:52:01 -0700

>PG> Easy on Windows - just provide a different font.  Hard on Linux - what
>PG> other font are you going to use?  How are you going to ensure that it's
>PG> present on everyone's Linux box?  Are you going to force frontend
>PG> developers to use FreeType and a particular TTF, or just let them work
>PG> it out themselves?  Are you going to make everyone use xfsft?  What
>PG> about other platforms?
>Mandrake is easy with fonts also at least just as easy as windows. it
>includes a utility called drakfont that will even find ttf fonts on
>your window partition and use them.

SuSE 6.4 has support for true type using xfstt by default. Just stick your true
types in /usr/X11/lib/X11/fonts/truetype/.

What about doing them in Unicode?

Grace and peace, 

Alexander Garden

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