> On Aug 5, 2017, at 2:19 PM, Eric Pratt <eric.b.pr...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Aug 5, 2017 at 1:55 PM, Rich Shepard <rshep...@appl-ecosys.com>
>> On Sat, 5 Aug 2017, King Beowulf wrote:
>>> Fontforge has a new 2017 release. Is there any issues I need to be aware
>>> of, or is there a particular reason the SBo version is still 2015?
>> I go to the fontforge web site <http://fontforge.github.io/en-US/> and
>> navigate to the Download page where the only two links take me to a page
>> with a link on how to contribute to the project, not the source itself. What
>> have I missed?
> I'm not sure what page you're seeing. When I clicked your link then clicked
> "Download," it took me to a page with a number of links. The page and even
> the whole site is pretty counter-intuitive. Some of the links are underlined
> with a bold orange line and some aren't underlined at all. The pages modify
> themselves in place when clicking on certain things. There are submit
> buttons that seem to not give you options to not get spammed but you can
> click them with not form input to bypass them. Links appear where things
> used to be and even the statically placed links are poorly placed. It's a
> pretty bad site.
> But on the download page, if you get that same page I'm seeing, don't click
> on the source code link. Click on the GNU+Linux link instead. Following a
> very unintuitive chain of links, you end up here:
> There you can see the latest release in various formats, including a
Indeed. I have no idea what the webmaster/developer is smoking but he/she needs
Since they are on github, I just search there directly.
Looks like the newer releases have a bootstrap script to generate configure
etc. If I get the today I might give it a shot and see what happens.
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