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[REBOL] Re: Does the inclusion of AGG in View spell the end of hopes for a Mac OS X implementation of View ?

From: volker:nitsch:gm:ail at: 6-Mar-2005 17:08

On Sun, 6 Mar 2005 15:37:45 +0100, Cyphre <[cyphre--seznam--cz]> wrote:
> Hi Volker, > > I don't think this is a solution because then you can use only that one > embedded font.
You have to do that anyway, if you really want the same look everywhere. With a few more fonts. Maybe a mix, only embedded fonts are fully featured? And there could be more freefonts prepared for download. From what I know Carl is currently trying to find a solution
> for X11 based systems. Would be good if someone could write what is the > situtation on openbsd, freebsd, netbsd, solaris, hpux, etc. Maybe RT could > make a View with support of FreeType if it is really widely used on most X11 > systems as a 'standard font engine'.
I guess all the newer open source ones use the same X. And on the others, i guess one could at least install freetype for rebol-use. hassle on solaris/ hpux etc maybe, but there we could write portable with the embedded fonts for effects.
> Anyone? > > regards, > > Cyphre > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Volker Nitsch" <[volker--nitsch--gmail--com]> > To: <[rebolist--rebol--com]> > Sent: Sunday, March 06, 2005 2:22 PM > Subject: [REBOL] Re: Does the inclusion of AGG in View spell the end of > hopes for a Mac OS X implementation of View ? > > > > > There exists some free tt-fonts (vera?). I guess you could get the > > glyphs and put them in rebol. > > > > -- > To unsubscribe from the list, just send an email to rebol-request > at rebol.com with unsubscribe as the subject. >
-- -Volker Any problem in computer science can be solved with another layer of indirection. But that usually will create another problem. David Wheeler