Le mardi 23 mai 2006 à 10:22 -0400, Adam Jackson a écrit :
I'm of the opinion that leaving xfs enabled isn't really a
Unfortunately, as every single FCxT1 release shows, leaving xfs enabled
means various users will have their X server fail mysteriously because
of problems locating "fixed". Notwithstanding the fact that they
probably do not have a single main app needing "fixed" anymore.
Core font system is not "just working" and "low impact". Every once in
while it manages to remind everyone it's still lurking under the X
server. As long as the current system is unchanged it will stay one of
the X server main points of failure.
+1 to reduce its perimeter in FC to something minimalistic, lightweight
and robust. Even if it means reducing its functionnalities to the bare
minimum required by the spec. Let the apps which didn't bother with
fontconfig migration bear the weight of core font management, if they
really want to keep it alive forever.