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From J├╝rgen Schmidt <jogischm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [RELEASE] Bug 118424 - Postscript Type 1 fonts no longer available
Date Thu, 01 Mar 2012 13:02:08 GMT
On 3/1/12 1:51 PM, Herbert Duerr wrote:
> On 01.03.2012 13:05, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> From my point of view issue 118424 -
>> https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=118424 - is not a blocker
>> for AOO 3.4, because this issue already occurs in former versions of
>> OpenOffice.org, at least in OOo 3.3.
>>
>> Thus,
>> -1 (no 3.4 release blocker)
>
>  From me also a -1 for it being a release blocker.
>
> For many years Type 1 fonts have been obsoleted, e.g.
> http://blogs.adobe.com/typblography/2005/10/phasing_out_typ.html
>
> Newer OSX releases have known problems with them e.g.
> http://www.expertreviews.co.uk/software/268417/snow-leopard-poses-serious-font-problems-for-quarkxpress
>
>
> With free tools such as http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FontForge
> converting them losslesslyy to the OpenType format, there is not much
> reason to invest much energy into that orphaned type format.
>

-1, I will set the 3.4_release_blocker flag to "-"

Juergen


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