Nick Lamb <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> On Mon, Mar 05, 2001 at 05:56:33PM +0100, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> > We should really start discussing which dependencies would be
> > acceptable to introduce. I'd really like to see gconf for configuration
> > files and freetype2 for fontrendering to get rid of the X dependency
> > and the all time sucker "standard font tool". And I'd like to evaluate
> > ORBit as alternative to the wire protocoll as well as (optional) bonobo
> > for embedding of GIMP into other applications.
> Is it possible to push font rendering (entirely) into a plug-in and give
> that the freetype2 dependency?
> Or an extension, if it makes a difference ?
Yeah, with GLib 2.0 we can just make it a GTypeModule tool. In any
case, it should be a tool so we can edit the stuff directly in the
As long as we stick with Gtk+ 1.2, I guess we should just depend on
FreeType. Additionally, FreeType doesn't simply crash the X server
when asked for a huge font ;)
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