[tlbuild] ttf2pk versus ttf2pk2

Hin-Tak Leung htl10 at users.sourceforge.net
Tue Jul 23 04:59:46 CEST 2013

On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 03:11 BST Norbert Preining wrote:

>Hi Hin-Tak,
>I would suggest to take a bit more friendly tone, it is not
>necessary to be that rude. Peter has done a huge work in this
>Furthermore ...
>On Di, 23 Jul 2013, Hin-Tak Leung wrote:
>> It is just not appropriate to talk about withdrawing the old, at this stage.   
>In fact, the old version *has* already been withdrawn in *many*
>systems: Debian already ships the alternative ttf2pk, since
>the old is not compilable, as the necessary libraries are
>being removed.
>Facing reality, using libt1 is outdated and several distributions
>have already removed it.
>So, and of ranting, let us get back to *improve* things.

Withdrawing the old version before the new one can replace it 100%, that's what I am against.

FWIW, I did volunteer to fix problems with the old. And been turned down.

It is not appropriate to talk about withdrawing the old version at this stage.

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