[squeak-dev] LanguageEnvironment

Tim Johnson digit at sonic.net
Sun Jun 17 17:23:31 UTC 2018

On Jun 17, 2018, at 9:48 AM, Tim Johnson wrote:

> Good call.  It seems that without this URL being live on the internet, the remote-font-loading-for-locale-switching won't work (Locale class>>#switchAndInstallFontToID:gently:)
> We can change the URL to https://web.archive.org/web/20161219105306/http://metatoys.org:80/pub/
> ...or provide the necessary files on files.squeak.org.
> We can also rewrite the test so it does not hardcode the URL but rather takes its URL from LanguageEnvironment>>#fontDownloadUrls 
> However, I have to ask:  was this remote-font-loading system affected by the font system refurbishment during the Squeak license change?  Is this remote-font-loading-for-locale-switching system still relevant?

Replying to myself:  I see Eliot's concerns were addressed in The Trunk: Tests-ul.398.mcz.  Thanks to Levente Uzonyi.

I still wonder about the viability of the remote font loading system for locales, and my questions above.


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