Xorg and Fonts

James Cloos cloos+pdx-xorg at jhcloos.com
Wed Aug 31 00:10:17 PDT 2005

>>>>> "Russell" == Russell Shaw <rjshaw at netspace.net.au> writes:

Russell> The idea i have is that regardless of the format of end
Russell> font-tables, all the required information is converted to a
Russell> canonical format that the client needs for font calculations.

This does mean that the server has to be updated every time the font
formats change, to recognize and 'canonicalize' the new data.

(With apologies for the neologism.)

Otherwise, though, it does seem that you are successfully defining a
useful problem space and solution, much as stsf is useful for the
problem space Sun designed it to solve.

I'll be interested to see what you came up with.

James H. Cloos, Jr. <cloos at jhcloos.com>

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