[PD] ttf-vera (was: Re: pd-extended, version)

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Wed Jan 23 17:56:18 CET 2008

On Jan 19, 2008, at 3:15 AM, zmoelnig at iem.at wrote:

> Quoting Ctrl Alt Back <ctrlaltback at whitelabel.name>:
>>> Are you on GNU/Linux?  If so, you are either missing the Bitstream
>>> Vera Sans Mono or your font support is messed up.  It's  
>>> unfortunately
>>> not uncommon.
>> ttf-bitstream-vera is already the newest version
> yesterday, i was informed that "ttf-bitstream-vera" is going to be
> removed from debian in the (near ?) future.
> seems like we should use another font or provide it with pd(- 
> extended).
> probably it would really be the best if the default font was  
> included with Pd.
> this would also help me with Gem finding a default font...

That font is one of the default GNOME fonts and part of the GNOME  
suite, why would they remove it?  Do you have a link/reference about  

It seems there should be a global font path in Pd, so that this stuff  
can be set in one place and shared.



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one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better  
language; and every chapter must be so translated.... -John Donne

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