[Scribus] font management?
Fri Apr 15 13:26:46 CEST 2005
On Friday 15 April 2005 11:11, Tariq Rashid wrote:
> probably in contrast to common thinking, i am in favour of scribus managing
> its own fonts.
> this means that:
> * scribus is packaged (tar.gz) with its own fonts, even if they are
> by the OS. this means that scribus is more robust to OS changes and
> also scribus can then provide good qaulity fonts and support issues are
> much reduced.
As Craig Ringer said, this wouldnt be appropriate as a downloadable as part
of the main Scribus package.
What we plan is a method for you do be able to grab fonts from distributions'
font repositories out on the net. It will tie in with the font replacement
dialog when you dont have a font installed, and will allow network setups to
have a common font dir to install from etc.
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