[Netsurf-develop] Font info request

John-Mark Bell jmb202 at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Sun Mar 6 00:44:42 GMT 2005


On Sun, 6 Mar 2005, Daniel Ellis wrote:

>  
> In message <Pine.LNX.4.44.0503051957500.6726-100000 at tarrant.ecs.soton.ac.uk>
>           John-Mark Bell <jmb202 at ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
> 
> >   On Sat, 5 Mar 2005, Richard Wilson wrote:
> > 
> > > I'd personally be wary about putting things there, and think  
> > > Choices:<something> would probably be the best idea.
> > 
> > I'd not suggest <Choices$Write>.foo as the cache isn't related to user 
> > choices in any way whatsoever. Note that you'd likely be reading the
> > cache  file from <RUfl$Dir>.RUfl_Cache, so it doesn't matter where
> > <RUfl$Dir>  actually is on the system. The only thing that matters is
> > that it's on a  writable medium.
> 
> Surely the ideal place for it to reside is in !Fonts?

Possibly, although I'm not entirely sure that it's advisable for 
third-party applications to put things in system resources such as !Fonts. 
Equally, I don't believe there's any necessity for !Fonts to be on a 
writable medium.


John.





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