Default KDE font

Michael Pyne mpyne at
Thu May 22 00:11:11 BST 2008

On Wednesday 21 May 2008, Stefan Monov wrote:
> On Wednesday 21 May 2008 03:29:16 Marcel Partap wrote:
> > > Please not, fonts int vanilla KDE must be as generic as possible.
> >
> > Well it's GPL and less than 100kb -> ship it with kdelibs?
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GPL keeps it out of kdelibs.

1) Why would we fork it, unless we plan on maintaining the font somehow.
2) We do pick a default font... "sans-serif".  Just like distros change our 
default scheme, colors, style, etc., we allow them to easily change the font 
that is used.  Choosing a specific font makes it that much harder for a user 
to change fonts in their applications.

 - Michael Pyne
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