[lsb-discuss] LSB fonts

Ian Murdock imurdock at imurdock.com
Fri Nov 17 04:44:38 PST 2006

On 11/16/06, Camp, TracyX E <tracyx.e.camp at intel.com> wrote:
> I've been working on writting some test suites for Xft and freetype.  In
> each case I've needed to control the fonts the test uses in order to
> control the font as a variable in the test.  That got me to thinking
> about if LSB should specify a minimum set of fonts to be installed?
> Something along the lines of the set of fonts necissary to render UTF-8
> text...  The X11 fonts in the xorg distribution should be freely
> available as well as the freefont fonts.
> Thoughts?

We talked about this at the last face to face, and the consensus
was that this would be a very good thing for us to do. We're
still very open to doing it, even in the LSB 3.2 timeframe,
provided we have someone willing to step up and do the work.

Ian Murdock

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