standard path for fonts
H Peter Anvin <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> One of the things I believe is urgently needed is a standard path
> where fonts (PostScript, Truetype, etc.) can be stored. Right now
> each font-using app is storing both the fonts and the indicies in
> different places.
Which applications distribute their own fonts? Which applications
could share one or more font-types with other applications? Write a
Also, would we only address this for only LSB applications or would
you want to address *all* software on the system (under /usr/share).
The TeX Directory Structure document may be helpful.
At this point, I wouldn't characterize this problem as an application
portability killer, but it's worth looking into.