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

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Tue May 8 01:45:48 EDT 2007

While I can see the value in this, actually doing it would be a real pain. I
have to sort to remove duplicates. Trying to reorganize the list again by
pulling out the stroke fonts and moving into a group is not easy. Sorry.


On 5/7/07 7:51 PM, "Hamish" <hamish_nospam at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Glynn Clements wrote:
>> Paul Kelly wrote:
>>>> Can d.font -l get rid of duplicates and alphabetize (better if it
>>>> ignored caps)? Or will I have to do that in the GUI?
>>> I think that is better handled at the time the font list file is
>>> generated.
>> Agreed.
>> Ideally, mkftcap would unique-ify duplicate names, although this isn't
>> easy to do in a shell script.
>> I'm not so sure that either mkftcap, "d.font -l" or the GUI should
>> sort the overall list. It may be better if mkftcap grouped fonts
>> according to the directory in which they reside, in which case, both
>> "d.font -l" and the GUI should preserve that ordering. Ditto if the
>> user manually re-orders the entries.
> If mixing stroke fonts and TTF fonts in the same list, sorting them by
> name alone would be a pain. I'd rather see the stroke fonts grouped
> together, at either the top or the bottom of the list.
> Hamish

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