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

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Tue May 8 06:28:42 EDT 2007

Hamish wrote:

> > I don't think that maintaining compatibility is all that important.
> > The original freetypecap format is something which Huidae made up on
> > the spot.
> more over, it contained hardcoded values and paths with no actual
> relevance to the local machine. (the given font dir didn't exist in
> Debian)
> > and the encoding field isn't actually used.
> then lets remove it before we get bug reports about it not working.

Or use it.

AFAICT, anything which sets both a font and an encoding always sets
the font first. If something only sets the font, using the encoding
from the freetypecap file is probably a better choice than retaining
the previous encoding.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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