Proposal to deprecate CID
daniel at fooishbar.org
Wed Dec 6 10:41:35 PST 2006
On Thu, Nov 09, 2006 at 11:47:42AM +0200, Daniel Stone wrote:
> Per bug #5553, I'd like to see if there's any way we could manage to
> remove CID support from libXfont, and also mkcfm. Distributing CID
> support, as mentioned there, has made both Debian, and the lawyer at
> work, quite unhappy for the indemnification clause, and for the
> 'important legal notice' bit, which seems to place a
> very-hard-to-follow, BSD-with-advertising-clause-alike, restriction on
> Is there anyone out there who still uses CID? I couldn't find any CID
> fonts in Debian, and I don't know that it's support we still need to
> be shipping, given the legal caveats. If there are no objections, I'll
> push the code removal through for 7.3.
I, of course, meant 7.2. Sorry for the typo. I pushed this through
before RC2, anyway.
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