https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1779123



--- Comment #2 from Michael J Gruber <m...@fedoraproject.org> ---
(In reply to Nicolas Mailhot from comment #1)
> LibreOffice already dropped Type 1 support for the same reasons several
> years ago
> 
> And it produced the same kind of user pushback.
> 
> And in the end, no one did anything, probably because our stash of OpenType
> vector fonts is rich enough nowadays, no one found it worth his time to
> rescue Type 1 fonts.
> 
> #bug 1753295 is quite different, because the user population here, is
> composed of people who have been resisting migration to vector fonts for at
> least 25 years (and, because they didn't want to use vector fonts ever at
> all, have been deliberately buying low resolution screens that work for
> bitmap fonts but not vector fonts).

Would you please refrain from spreading the same user bashing in yet another
bug?

This bug is specifically for documenting the need for a transition from type1
fonts to opentype fonts and the tools in Fedora (or absence thereof) to do so.

You seem to claim there is no way to convert type1 fonts to opentype. Do I
understand that correctly? In this case, the lack of type1 font support in
Fedora 31 (which comes at no surprise to you) is something that needs to be
documented, like any major incompatible change in functionality, surprising to
some or not.

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