Depending on external libraries
Thu Mar 11 22:33:25 PST 2004
Keith Packard wrote:
> In the near term, I suggest we not worry too much about it. The server
> will not have font modules for long as FreeType is now the only font file
> loader we need (XTT has been integrated into FreeType); the need to
> select between FreeType and XTT has been eliminated.
That would seem a step backwards - just because you no longer need any other
font loader doesn't mean no one else will. A company issuing an X release
may want to load in a proprietary font rasterizer other than freetype.
-Alan Coopersmith- email@example.com
Sun Microsystems, Inc. -- Operating Platforms Group
Solaris x86 & Interface Technology: X Window System
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