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Donovan Rebbechi wrote:
> On Mon, 8 Nov 1999, Civileme wrote:
> > Ummmm, One very important exception.
> > StarOffice, the bloated monster that it is, is still a very attractive deal to Linux
> > Users looking for functionality similar to MS Office. Now that it is free(of
> > monetary cost) and redistributable on a limited basis, it is even more attractive.
> > MIght not be a bad idea to bundle TrueType->Type 1 conversion software to
> > accommodate additional fonts for (especially) StarWriter. We can hope this
> This will only help if the converted fonts are usable by star writer,
> which is picky about the fonts it can use ( it needs afm files ). Has
> anyone had success with such a conversion ?
> BTW, Applixware has been able to do this internally for more than two
> years ...
Speaking of Office suites. The _whole_ KOffice compiles from CVS for
the last week or so. All of it runs. Most of it is useable. This
is quite an achievement considering that Corba ( on which KOffice used
to depend heavily ) was ripped kicking and screaming from the source
tree less than a month ago.
This is what scares MS most. Small, fast, free, functional.
- Re: truetype
- From: Donovan Rebbechi <email@example.com>