[ANNOUNCE] xorg-server-

Stefan Dirsch sndirsch at suse.de
Mon Dec 4 00:37:38 PST 2006

On Sun, Dec 03, 2006 at 09:03:06PM -0800, Kean Johnston wrote:
> >Nice phrasing. Would have been cool to add such a radical change to
> >release announcements of libXfont 1.2.4/1.2.5.
> Is it really a change? --enable-type1 in libXfont uses the IBM
> type1 rasterizer, which was weirdly wrapped up in CID support.
> You only got the IBM type1 rasterizer because CID support was
> on by default.

Hmm. I thought the CID support in type1 rasterizer has been
removed. Is this a wrong assumption?

> The poster of the original question could just as easily have
> not loaded libtype1.so, since type1 support is also provided
> by the freetype rasterizer, which is also on by default.

Sure, AFAIK the freetype one is even preferred to the type1 one, but
who knows such details?

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