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Re: Why are so many people using font servers?

On Sun, 11 May 2003, Rob Weir wrote:
> Why is this?  XFree86 has been able to handle TrueType fonts (along with

Because if a font brings down the font-server, you don't lose your work. If
it brings down X...

> I'm especially curious, since I've seen people running two (or more!)
> font servers on the one machine, which seems unnecessary (and wasteful)

Two or more? That's strange...

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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