Bug 13306 - urw-fonts don't have original Adobe names
urw-fonts don't have original Adobe names
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: urw-fonts (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
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Reported: 2000-07-01 00:29 EDT by Christian Lupien
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-07-09 09:54:33 EDT
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Description Christian Lupien 2000-07-01 00:29:25 EDT
The package description (rpm -qi) of urw-fonts says:
"..  The fonts.dir file font names match the original Adobe names of the
fonts (e.g., Times, Helvetica, etc.)."

But this is not the case. It contains names like Nimbus Sans L,
Palladio L, ...
Therefore scaling of the Times, or Helvetica fonts is done on the bitmaps
fonts and is ugly.

What is required is a proper fonts.dir or an additional fonts.alias.
Comment 1 Ngo Than 2000-07-09 09:54:30 EDT
thanks for your reports. I will fix it later
Comment 2 Ngo Than 2000-07-09 17:39:13 EDT
I think that we can't change the names here.
It`s a copyright problem.

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