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* Modernize the font selection dialog (see http://mail.gnome.org/archives/gtk-devel-list/2008-August/msg00142.html)
 
* Modernize the font selection dialog (see http://mail.gnome.org/archives/gtk-devel-list/2008-August/msg00142.html)
 
* Modernize the font tab in the appearance capplet
 
* Modernize the font tab in the appearance capplet
* Make font installation easy. Packages may not be the best approach to fonts
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* Make font installation easy. Packages may not be the best approach to fonts (packaging means minimal legal audit of the font, addition of human-friendly description and necessary fontconfig rules, fc-cache automation, etc Doing it all elsewhere means creating another font-specific packaging format)
 
* If packages are the answer for now, at least make font installation automatic, see [[Features/AutomaticFontInstallation]]
 
* If packages are the answer for now, at least make font installation automatic, see [[Features/AutomaticFontInstallation]]
 
* Implement side bearing deltas in cairo and pango (see http://osdir.com/ml/fonts.freetype.user/2007-03/msg00057.html)
 
* Implement side bearing deltas in cairo and pango (see http://osdir.com/ml/fonts.freetype.user/2007-03/msg00057.html)
 
* Support CFF fonts in OOo [http://www.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=43029 ooo43029]
 
* Support CFF fonts in OOo [http://www.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=43029 ooo43029]
 
* Modernize the font selection in OOo [http://www.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=79878 ooo79878]
 
* Modernize the font selection in OOo [http://www.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=79878 ooo79878]
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* Fix the problems identified [[Known_fonts_and_text_bugs|there]]
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* restore some form of font preview when double-clicking on a font file in nautilus
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Revision as of 21:54, 12 November 2008

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