[scribus] Missing fonts
steven.dfirst at virgin.net
Fri Apr 21 23:46:18 UTC 2017
Good for you !
I hate Word. I hate Bill Gates for creating it and I hate anyone who pays them
money to perpetuate it.
- the heart breaking little swine that it is . . .
But; having now been forced as far as editing the registry to stifle the damned
Cortana . . .
I suspect this fonts business will become more and more of a hassle.
Certainly if Scribus can mark a font as "bad" . . . that kinda' suggests it can
have other opinions about them too.
Jo said that Trajan Pro wasn't working.
My own copy popped shut after a windows 10 update. So I offered that as a
The business model is simple; the various fonts store sell the Microsoft fonts
for cash; fonts like Trajan Pro.
- and yet till recently they were also given away for free in Windows . . .
Hmmm - that surely must have created cries of "foul" from the font shops; and an
outbreak of slobbering from Microsoft.
- why give something away fo free; when they could sell it for £49
Gosh; what a conundrum . . . what to do . . . what to do . . . .
So the latest update scrubbed the same "free" fonts that they were also selling
for money on the fonts shops.
Hence my copy of Trajan Pro disappeared.
The question is; how long will it take MS to figure out that I have the Win 10
update . . . yet I still have a copy of Trajan Pro originally supplied in a Win
- probably about 0.02 seconds after they read this email.
> On 22 April 2017 at 00:07 Craig Bradney <cbradney at scribus.info> wrote:
> > The pesky little monkeys had wanted me to pay £49 on fonts.com to get
> > them back
> > . . . fortunately I have a machine available that still had Win7 on it
> > and all
> > the fonts - so I snatched 'em back . . . no doubt Bill Gates will do
> > something
> > sneaky about that next time round.
> > But as you say; if they show up in LibreOffice and not in Scribus . . .
> > that is
> > odd; but then Scribus may have a slightly better font management system
> > and has
> > "phoned home to Momma" only to be told these fonts are out of license.
> No, we don’t have any association with MS.
> Perhaps Scribus has marked them as bad?
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