Xfstt means "X11 Font Server for TrueType fonts". TrueType fonts are generally regarded to be the best scalable fonts for low resolution devices like screens. Examples where good scalable fonts improve the visual quality considerably are Mozilla, GIMP, and Java. A fonts.properties file for use with Java is provided.
|Tags||Desktop Environment fonts|
|Implementation||C++ X Font Protocol|
Release Notes: This release includes several segfault and crash fixes and lots of code and build system cleanups.
Release Notes: This release adds IPv6 support, makes gettext external, fixes and updates documentation, fixes a build failure on Irix, and provides general code cleanup.
Release Notes: ttSyncAll looking only at fontdir subdirectories has been fixed. More robust checking for cachedir has been added. A constant path size limitation has been removed (for the HURD). A typo in "syncing" has been fixed. There are minor indentation fixes. The transition to using C++ strings has been started. The libfstt API has been changed (multiple memory leakages have been fixed, and the member getString doesn't need the conversion buffer anymore). The output format of --gslist has been fixed.
Release Notes: A possible security problem was fixed by checking the byteorder magic in the connection handshake.
Release Notes: This version fixes multiple buffer overflows in the network packet handling code (CAN-2003-0581). A new encoding, ISO8859-14, is included. The hardcoded dir locations have been moved to configure space, and it now mkdirs the fontdir and cachedir in the make install target. The error messages when the cachedir does not exist have been improved. The --gslist dependency on order of arguments was removed. dprintfN was replaced with a debug function. Indentation and minor source cosmetic changes have been made. There were improvements to the documentation and examples.