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From Marcus <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: IBM Plex font
Date Sun, 12 Aug 2018 09:35:21 GMT
Am 11.08.2018 um 17:13 schrieb Andrea Pescetti:
> On 10/08/2018 Matthias Seidel wrote:
>> Am 10.08.2018 um 00:13 schrieb Keith N. McKenna:
>>> On 8/9/2018 11:55 AM, Matthias Seidel wrote:
>>>> I am wondering if we could include it in OpenOffice?
>>>> [1] https://www.ibm.com/plex/
>>>>
>>> My question would be like Marcus's; What purpose are we serving by
>>> adding it to the distribution. I already  have a plethora of fonts
>>> installed that I will never use. If someone wants it it can be
>>> downloaded for free.
>>
>> OK, point taken.
> 
> It could still be a good exercise to add it to trunk as a test, so that 
> we can check what the size increase actually is and revisit that part of 
> OpenOffice. Then, if there is no special benefit and the size increase 
> is too much, we can always remove it, but I see some value (meaning: 
> some knowledge gain) in trying even if in the end we decide not to keep it.

for testing purpose What-Happens-If... it would be OK also for me.

However, even when it's just a few megabytes I don't see any real need 
when we keep the font in the repo. Please note: It's always starting 
with "just this", then other things come along ... and this ... and this 
... ;-)

Marcus


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