Further notes on 7.4

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Mon Jun 30 15:06:19 PDT 2008

On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 04:30:04PM -0400, James Cloos wrote:
> >>>>> "Adam" == Adam Jackson <ajax at nwnk.net> writes:
> Adam> The core fonts are still listed there, but really, don't.  The
> Adam> only one you want is font-misc-misc for fixed/cursor, expect the
> Adam> rest to leave the list in 7.5.
> There are still a wide array of very useful apps out there which require
> core fonts.  7.5 is nowhere near far enough in the future to gut the
> list of fonts included in the core release.
> Prune the list, perhaps, but don't gut it.

Why not? People who go out of their way to install legacy apps can also
go out of the way to install legacy fonts, surely? The vast majority of
users can just go on, content.

Bear in mind that the default for the server is now for built-in fonts
only, so you have to change it anyway.

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