Going to 3.7 beta (was: [UPDATES] 34 for Squeak3.7alpha)

Raymond Asselin raymondasselin at sympatico.ca
Tue Jan 20 01:43:56 UTC 2004

The 2004/01/19, Doug Way <dway at mailcan.com> wrote :

>On Saturday, January 17, 2004, at 05:45 AM, Diego Gomez Deck wrote:
>> I'd like to check the list of goals we agreed on 3.7 before going to
>> beta (http://minnow.cc.gatech.edu/squeak/3491).
>>> From my POV we still have to work on:
>> - Fonts.  I remember you (Doug) said you were working on Accufonts
>> Bitstream. how this work is going?
>I fixed some issues with Accufonts and posted an updated version last 
>month.  There are still a couple of issues:
>1. The widths of some punctuation characters is much greater than a 
>variable width font would typically be, so it looks sort of funny.  
>Boris Gaertner has written a handy tool for editing StrikeFonts which I 
>could use to tweak the widths, but then there's also some sort of 
>notice encoded in the font itself, and I'm not sure if using this font 
>editor would lose this encoded information.
    is it a hard work when tweaking the Accufonts to add diacritic
characters to family of font which don¹t have ?
It seems to me that it would be important to have a all Accufonts get
Œcaractères accentués¹ as translation alone (with babel) is¹nt enought.

My 0.02$  

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