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From Peter Kovacs <peter.kov...@posteo.de>
Subject Re: IBM Plex font
Date Sun, 12 Aug 2018 16:31:39 GMT
What should a font bring to be worth added to Open Office?

Am 12. August 2018 11:40:07 MESZ schrieb Marcus <marcus.mail@wtnet.de>:
>Am 10.08.2018 um 03:41 schrieb Fernando Cassia:
>> On 8/9/18, Marcus <marcus.mail@wtnet.de> wrote:
>>>
>>> even when it looks nice, is great with scaling and also compatible
>with
>>> the AL, I'm wondering what a good purpose could be? Adding a new
>font
>>> without any reason would just increase the install size about some
>>> megabytes (when I see this right at [1]).
>>>
>>> [1] https://github.com/IBM/plex/releases/tag/v1.1.3
>>>
>>   [...]
>> 
>> I just downloaded TrueType.zip from the github project page,
>> decompressed it to its own subfolder, and recompressed it to 7zip
>> format using p7zip -mx9 (maximum compression). The resulting packaged
>> size is 2MB
>> 
>> 2MB doesn´t seem like a killer size increase to me...
>
>sure, but where should we draw the line? At 5 or 10 MB? IMHO every 
>addition - that increases the install base - should have a reason.
>
>Adding a font just because it's nice looking or compatible with our 
>license is not enough.
>
>My 2 ct.
>
>Marcus
>
>
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