--- Comment #57 from Michael J Gruber <mjg(a)fedoraproject.org> ---
I'm pretty sure some TEX engines have been converted to OpenType.
will go the way of the dodo with PS1 fonts – they’ve been put in the same
depreciation bag as legacy bitmap font formats in 2006.
pdfTeX deprecated? This is silly.
Sure TeX will fully go OpenType some day, but not now. XeTeX and LUATeX are not
You need to convert the fonts you care about to OpenType.
I don't need pango forcing this down my throat while many other apps still
You need to tell your app upstreams the death knoll for PS1 and
formats is sounding right now (Libre Office opened the ball in 2016 with its
5.3 release but every one else is following because there are no modern text
lib alternatives to harfbuzz-ng).
It‘s the result of years of development of better text layouting engines. It
won't be rolled back now. Especially for projects that ask for it because
they don’t want to participate in improvements of the common text commons.
It's a matter of choice and freedom, and that is what this pango update is
cutting down. Let people use both type1 and opentype, it's as simple as that.
For the record: Downgrading to pango-1.43.0-4.fc31 restores my Fedora to a
system which gives me the freedom to use both type1 and opentype fonts.
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