Freetype plugin archive (was: [Vm-dev] Problems with building a freetype plugin on linux)

Bert Freudenberg bert at
Sat May 1 18:31:25 UTC 2010

On 01.05.2010, at 18:31, David T. Lewis wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 03:31:51AM +0200, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>> On 28.04.2010, at 02:59, David T. Lewis wrote:
>>> I'm not sure who is the maintainer of FT2Plugin. I have the VMMaker
>>> configuration map pointing at, but I'm not
>>> sure if this is being actively maintained.
>> The impara repo is definitely unmaintained.
>> Michael probably intended to migrate that to
>> but we never got around to it.
>> I don't see the plugin sources anywhere else (Andy's "Freetype Plus"
>> repo seems to not have it). Might be best to migrate into VMMaker?
> Bert,
> Do you know if the rest of the stuff in
> still has value (or has it been superceded by Freetype Plus)?

Honestly I don't remember. The Sophie folks should know better, they were the latest users I think. Or is it used in Pharo now?

> If yes then
> I would rather move it all to SqS/Freetype and let the plugin be maintained
> there. Assuming that you can get administrative access to it and add me as
> a developer, I'll be glad to do the copying.

The impara repos are all read-only, not actively used any more. And I'm not admin on

so if you want to use that, Michael needs to add you. Or ... Mike, how about you just delete that empty repository?

> On the other hand if the plugin is the only issue, I'll go ahead and
> move it into the VMMaker package.

I'd think that any default VM package should have at least a copy in the VM repo.

> Do you know if it is MIT licensed?

I can't imagine what else it could be, though let Michael confirm it (cc'ed).

- Bert -

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