[squeak-dev] Re: Building the freetype-plugin for win32

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Fri Oct 10 02:53:11 UTC 2008

On Thu, Oct 09, 2008 at 05:04:55PM -0700, Andreas Raab wrote:
> David T. Lewis wrote:
> >If it is *not* actively maintained elsewhere and if it is MIT licensed,
> >would it help to add it to the VMMaker project on SqueakSource? I can
> >volunteer to harvest small changes if nobody else is doing it.
> I'm -0 on this proposal, mostly because the freetype plugin 
> intrinsically depends on the rest of freetype so you can't load or 
> generate it without having the rest loaded. Given this, having the 
> plugin in VMMaker probably only increases confusion since now there is 
> the plugin, but not the rest of freetype. I think it would be better if 
> there were a canonical repository for freetype (incl. the plugin) that 
> were accessible to other developers.


- Dave

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