[Pkg-fonts-devel] Draining the font swamp

Angus Lees gus at debian.org
Wed May 23 09:54:32 UTC 2007

On 5/23/07, Angus Lees <gus at debian.org> wrote:
> I'd like to see everything new using fontconfig.  Some things (like TeX)
> will require massively invasive changes before that ever happens (likewise,
> fontconfig will probably never deal with metafont, etc font formats)

.. and of course the recent port of xetex to linux (texlive-xetex debian
package) does in fact use fontconfig to find fonts and claims a
zero-configuration font installation experience (only reads truetype and
opentype font formats).

- Gus
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