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Testing with fixed addresses.
Roger R Dingledine wrote:
> Since Kevin's address wasn't subbed to the list, it got rejected. Please
> fix your From lines, Kevin...
> Date: Mon, 08 Nov 1999 10:39:02 -0500
> From: Kevin Forge <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: truetype
> JF Martinez wrote:
> > >
> > > I asked a long time ago how to use truetype fonts under X. I finally found the
> > > answer: You have to use 'ttmkfdir -o fonts.dir' and then add the folder to
> > > fontpath. Doh! It's so simple but I'm amazed it's so poorly documented! man xfs
> > > gives absolutely no clue, I had to find this information on the web.
> > >
> > > Btw. it's about time Linux distributions moved to ttf instead of bdf. Aren't
> > > there any good quality ttf-fonts that you can distribute for free?
> > >
> > You can find some at www.microsoft.com :-). One of the things I would
> > like is have Indy mount the Windows partition and pick the True Type
> > fonts. But don't hold your breath for the day I will have time for
> > this.
> Assuming we work like RedHat and have a default location for all these
> mount points.
> cp /mnt/dos/windows/fonts/*.ttf /usr/X11R6/lib/fonts/ttfonts
> In real life this wold only work for a few people.
> making it actually search for where the fonts are really located
> is a whole different matter. I wind up doing it by hand. My Corel
> WordPerfect 8.0 for Windows CD has well over a thousand fonts laid
> out in a directory tree ( 1 dir per initial letter ). There is need
> for a _real_ font manager that can go through a tree like that ( Corel
> Draw has a bigger one ) and show the actual appearance of all the fonts
> so you can pick and choose which ones to use. It would then copy them
> to the font dir and make them all immediately available.
> There was a script that wold convert a Windows sound theme to the KDE
> equivalent a while ago. Anyone know what became of it ?