From: Hubert Figuiere (email@example.com)
Date: Wed May 29 2002 - 16:46:04 EDT
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From: Sam Halliday <email@example.com>
To: "Tomas Frydrych" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: screenshot of ugly fonts
Organization: University of Cape Town
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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.
-- Violence is a sword that has no handle -- you have to hold the blade.
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