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From Simon Pepping <spepp...@leverkruid.nl>
Subject Re: proposed font project
Date Tue, 01 Jun 2004 18:47:23 GMT
On Sat, May 29, 2004 at 10:02:37PM -0700, Clay Leeds wrote:
> Paul Tremblay said:
> > I have been hard at work collecting high-quality fonts from the web,
> > generating an XML metrics from these fonts, creating fragments that one
> > can plug into the fop configuration file, and write short fop-xml files
> > to display the qualities of these fonts.
> >
> > I think think that FOP could benefit from having a central place where
> > one could download these fonts and metrics files to get almost instant
> > fonts.
> >
> > Does anyone else feel this would be helpful? I had planned to make the
> > fonts and metrics file avaible on Sourceforge. Any thoughts?
> >
> > Paul
> 
> I was just thinking it would be good to add FONT resources to the FOP
> Resources or Fonts pages. This sounds like a fine idea to me. In addition,
> it might fit in to the XML Graphics spinoff currently being discussed.
> 
> It would also be good to develop some sort of hyphenation foundry...

I still intend to create a SourceForge project for the hyphenation
files that do not comply with the Apache license, and therefore cannot
be made available with the FOP code. These should naturally go with
font resources with the same problem.

Regards, Simon

-- 
Simon Pepping
home page: http://www.leverkruid.nl


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