Fwd: Re: screenshot of ugly fonts

From: Hubert Figuiere (hub@nyorp.abisource.com)
Date: Wed May 29 2002 - 16:46:04 EDT

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    From: Sam Halliday <sam@neutrino.phy.uct.ac.za>
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    sorry, i'm not on the list anymore, but you can post this email if you

    > > ok, i have the M$ fonts working now... but the new files take up
    > > 14MB!!!!! thats massive!
    > The fonts themselves can be just symlinks, that will cut it down to
    > about 7MB. If you use some other ttf fonts that only support a small
    > charset, such as Latin1, everything will be much smaller, the MS fonts
    > contain around 1200 glyphs each.
    i have them as symlinks! its the files abiword creates make 14MB.

    > > will there ever be support for using simply
    > > symlinked ttf's _alone_ (without the other files),
    > possibly, it is question of processing speed vs. storage. The whole
    > font management is going to be completely changed in any case.


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