[MPlayer-users] bug: subtitles incorrectly displayed with movie coded with matroska codec

Reimar Döffinger uvhe at rz.uni-karlsruhe.de
Fri Jan 28 10:59:32 CET 2005

On Fri, Jan 28, 2005 at 01:35:22PM +0400, Savchenko Andrew wrote:
> > uhg, are people still using those horrible bitmap fonts? imo we should
> > remove support for them and always use  type/truetype fonts...
> Afaik, Monotype license forbids TTF distribution in Linux distributives, but 
> allows downloading and usage for own purposes. So, if you'll remove support 
> for bitmap fonts users wouldn't be available to see movies with subtitles 
> "from the box", they would download and install truetype fonts manually. Thus 
> I think it is bad idea to remove support for bitmap fonts.

attached is a ls /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/truetype from a fresh SuSE
install that hasn't yet seen the internet. So I don't think so.
And why download ttf fonts should be more complicated than downloading
bitmap fonts I don't really understand...

Reimar Döffinger

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