bugGNU roff - Bugs: bug #40717, [UPGRADE] modernize font support

 
 

bug #40717: [UPGRADE] modernize font support

Submitter:  Dave <barx>
Submitted:  Wed 27 Nov 2013 09:51:03 AM UTC
   
 
Category:  Core Severity:  4 - Important
Item Group:  Feature change Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Planned Release:  None
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Fri 03 Jun 2022 09:37:42 PM UTC, comment #1: 

The message in question motivating the "[UPGRADE]" tag on this ticket is Werner Lemberg's message of 15 November 2013.

G. Branden Robinson <gbranden>
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Wed 27 Nov 2013 09:51:03 AM UTC, original submission:  

Update to today's font world.  What groff currently supports natively (PostScript Type 1) is out of date since 15 years.  Heirloom troff has support for this.

http://heirloom.sourceforge.net/doctools.html

(This upgrade request comes from Werner Lemberg's list of the highest priority major upgrades groff needs, as posted to the groff email list on 15 Nov 2013.  The paragraph above is the upgrade description in his own words.)

Dave <barx>
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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2022-06-03 gbranden SummaryUPGRADE: modernize font support [UPGRADE] modernize font support
    2020-10-13 bgarrigues Planned Release1.23.0 None
    2018-11-25 bgarrigues Planned ReleaseNone 1.23.0
    2018-11-25 bgarrigues CategoryNone Core
        Severity1 - Wish 4 - Important
    2018-02-16 schwarze Severity3 - Normal 1 - Wish
        Item GroupNone Feature change

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