From: Andrew Dunbar (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Oct 01 2002 - 22:29:32 EDT
--- Dom Lachowicz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > On
Tue, 2002-10-01 at 13:45, Alan Horkan wrote:
> > On Tue, 1 Oct 2002, [iso-8859-1] Andrew Dunbar
> > wrote:
> > > Date: Tue, 1 Oct 2002 06:10:40 +0100 (BST)
> > > From: "[iso-8859-1] Andrew Dunbar"
> > > <email@example.com>
> > > To: AbiWord <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > > Subject: OSNews RedHat 8 review & AbiWord
> > >
> > > I haven't read the whole review yet but notice
> > > this screenshot which includes AbiWord with some
> > > pointed comments typed into it:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Is the numlock problem known? Sounds like other
> > > too-low-level keyboard code problems.
> > >
> > > Anyway it's a bit negative so give it a look.
> > There was a bug that complianed about the chunky
> > fonts problem in the redhat beta, i dont know what
> > RedHat have done to break abiword.
> > It seemed odd to me that RedHat was using
> > something like "Nimbus Roman" as the default font
> > rather than Times New Romam or Arial.
I wonder if they've done their own hack to "fix" the
AbiWord fonts in 8.0? Anyone got 8.0 yet?
(I'd love it if somebody has a CD burner and an
airmail stamp) </begging>
> > I cannot find the bug report, it is filed
> > somewhere in bugzilla under linux...
> The best retort we can come up with is to post the
> 1.1.1 release this Friday with yummy Xft goodness.
Is this 1.1.1 based on STABLE with Xft? The new
with-tables HEAD-based stuff will be 2.x.x right?
> OOo looks dreadful here (on RedHat null) - the fonts
> are perhaps worse than the old Abi fonts. Unlike OOo
> we look like we even fit into the RedHat destkop. If
> we don't turn this author's head with all of our
> busywork and eye candy, we can always flame him/her
> or go mope in a corner :)
By the way, I've reopened the numlock problem she
mentions. Anyone seen this lately? Is RedHat known
to patch AbiWord at all?
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