[GRASS-dev] figuring out fonts - part 2

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Tue May 1 04:44:17 EDT 2007

Daniel Calvelo wrote:

> There are some Free/Libre TT fonts out there, of which the most
> remarkable is Bitstream Vera. Any of those could be distributed within
> GRASS. That would cover the FreeType lib case. One of the lucidas may
> be all right as X or t1.

I don't think that we should be bundling fonts which most users will
already have (Luxi and Vera are both pretty common).

> Is stroke font the minimal font support in GRASS? Anything default
> between stroke and TT?

The default font is the "romans" stroke font. The stroke fonts will
always be available; TrueType fonts can only be used if GRASS was
built with FreeType support.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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