[GRASS-dev] iconv a required dependency for using Freetype?

Hamish hamish_nospam at yahoo.com
Mon May 7 22:57:17 EDT 2007

Paul Kelly wrote:
> So what about having a totally new file, let's call it fontcap -
> different  name to make it clear there is no backwards compatiblity.
> It could include  the stroke fonts as well as freetype-compatible
> fonts, with a field to  indicate whether the font is stroke or
> freetype, also absolute filename,  index within the file, perhaps a
> field for a descriptive/long name too.

why do the stroke fonts need to be in a *cap file at all? Their presence
is not volatile, and their only "tag" is that they are stroke fonts.
"d.font -l" already works without adding them, I fear it would just be
uneeded clutter.


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