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From: Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
Subject: Re: One research problem we could research
Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2003 16:14:03 +0200
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On Thursday 09 October 2003 15:43, foser wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-10-09 at 15:22, Paul de Vrieze wrote:
> > If that is the only way then we might come to the conclusion that the
> > best solution is to wait. I do think though that at least good
> > documentation might be another solution.
>
> Documenting fonts is like setting defaults : a disaster, what you like
> on your monitor looks pretty bad on another persons LCD, etc. It's so
> much a personal thing that setting up defaults will always upset some
> users. And should such a document support legacy font support (xfs, xft1
> etc. ?). I guess one could set up a document describing what is possible
> in configuring xft2/fontconfig.

I was thinking more like an updated font deuglyfication guide (http://
www.tldp.org/HOWTO/FDU/) but then specific for gentoo and without all the 
fontserver and netscape communicator crap, and with fontconfig etc. 

Paul

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Paul de Vrieze
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Mail: pauldv@g.o
Homepage: http://www.devrieze.net
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