Patrick O'Donnell pao at
Tue Apr 7 07:57:41 PDT 2009

>Date: Tue, 7 Apr 2009 13:37:33 +0200 (CEST)
>From: "Nicolas Mailhot" <nicolas.mailhot at>
>Le Mar 7 avril 2009 12:27, Tuomo Valkonen a écrit :
>> The requirements haven't changed in twenty years.
>They have. Systems now have Unicode locale as default, and font
>foundries do not use the same formats as twenty years ago.
>What has no changed is that apps using core fonts just crash all the

Hmmmm... Funny: our applications, built primarily even predating X11,
just /don't/ crash.  Period.  Using core fonts.  (If they do, it's the
X server that causes the problem, not the app.)

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