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[haiku-development] What Does Haiku 64bit Need? (jimmy)

Sat, 2015-01-10 22:45
Hi all, I've been around since R4.5 mostly lurking, but also dabbling in scripting and programming (Talkbox was mine.. FWIW :-) I'm learning C++ but not ready for prime time yet.. Two Questions: ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What is going on with the default font? (Adrien Destugues)

Sat, 2015-01-10 20:45
On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 05:37:41PM -0500, Augustin Cavalier wrote: On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 4:10 PM, John Scipione jscipione@xxxxxxxxx wrote: I feel that the fonts and cal are fine as packages, but they should be included in the default image. The VL-Gothic font may be a decent fallback for most uses but it surprised me. The DejaVu font is in the default image. It just won't auto-install if you update from a previous nightly. It is indeed still our default font, but it is just that, a default choice which you can remove for various ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What is going on with the default font? (Adrien Destugues)

Fri, 2015-01-09 22:45
On Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 02:26:42PM +1300, Richie Nyhus wrote: Also, why can't we get bsd cal as a package (or whatever we were using before) instead of gcal? gcal supports non-English month names better, I think. Yet Ccal does this better again and is under a BSD 3-clause licence. ...
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[haiku-development] Re: Idea : 4 all Operating Systems : Cpu compatibility layer (Chase Rayfield)

Fri, 2015-01-09 22:45
I don't think anything on the haiku install CD was compressed back then... so perhaps that has changed to the point a combined 32bit + 64bit would fit on a CD. On Friday, December 19, 2014 9:48 PM, Juha-Jarmo Heinonen o@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote: Yes and we had some attempt at NeXT-like fat binaries as well, but I don't ...
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[haiku-development] Re: Idea : 4 all Operating Systems : Cpu compatibility layer (Juha-Jarmo Heinonen)

Mon, 2015-01-05 18:45
Yes and we had some attempt at NeXT-like fat binaries as well, but I don't remember what happened to that. IIRC, it was something about package management vs fat binaries and fitting the Haiku on a CDR image. On 2014-11-20, at 15.31, Chase Rayfield (Redacted sender cusbrar2@xxxxxxxxx for DMARC) dmarc-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote: multi architecture boot images are possible but not in the manner suggested.... at least the suggested manner is not possible i n a remotely sane manner If at all.... ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What is going on with the default font? (Richie Nyhus)

Sun, 2015-01-04 16:45
Also, why can't we get bsd cal as a package (or whatever we were using before) instead of gcal? gcal supports non-English month names better, I think. Yet Ccal does this better again and is under a BSD 3-clause licence. ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What is going on with the default font? (Augustin Cavalier)

Sun, 2015-01-04 16:45
On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 4:10 PM, John Scipione jscipione@xxxxxxxxx wrote: I feel that the fonts and cal are fine as packages, but they should be included in the default image. The VL-Gothic font may be a decent fallback for most uses but it surprised me. +1. ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What is going on with the default font? (John Scipione)

Sun, 2015-01-04 16:45
On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 3:59 PM, Adrien Destugues pulkomandy@xxxxxxxxx wrote: On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 03:47:18PM -0500, Augustin Cavalier wrote: On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 3:44 PM, Stephan Aßmus superstippi@xxxxxx wrote: If they are just defined in the profiles, he won't get them by updating his existing install. Should we have a policy that everything which is outsourced and used to be part of the base install is declared as a dependency to the Haiku package? Otherwise we will keep having updates that don't go smoothly. ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What is going on with the default font? (Adrien Destugues)

Sun, 2015-01-04 16:45
On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 03:47:18PM -0500, Augustin Cavalier wrote: On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 3:44 PM, Stephan Aßmus superstippi@xxxxxx wrote: If they are just defined in the profiles, he won't get them by updating his existing install. Should we have a policy that everything which is outsourced and used to be part of the base install is declared as a dependency to the Haiku package? Otherwise we will keep having updates that don't go smoothly. ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What is going on with the default font? (Augustin Cavalier)

Sun, 2015-01-04 16:45
On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 3:44 PM, Stephan Aßmus superstippi@xxxxxx wrote: If they are just defined in the profiles, he won't get them by updating his existing install. Should we have a policy that everything which is outsourced and used to be part of the base install is declared as a dependency to the Haiku package? Otherwise we will keep having updates that don't go smoothly. Or users that break their install by removing packages they shouldn't. ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What is going on with the default font? (Stephan Aßmus)

Sun, 2015-01-04 16:45
Am 19.12.2014 21:20, schrieb Adrien Destugues: On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 02:43:12PM -0500, John Scipione wrote: On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 2:37 PM, Daniel headbulb@xxxxxxxxx wrote: PulkoMandy's last blog post explains that fonts have been put in their own packages. Which isn't really a problem but the default installed packages should be changed to match and install the fonts. ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What is going on with the default font? (Adrien Destugues)

Sun, 2015-01-04 12:45
On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 02:43:12PM -0500, John Scipione wrote: On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 2:37 PM, Daniel headbulb@xxxxxxxxx wrote: PulkoMandy's last blog post explains that fonts have been put in their own packages. Which isn't really a problem but the default installed packages should be changed to match and install the fonts. Oh, okay, so can we add the Deja Vu fonts to the default image then? They should be there, unless I failed at doing that properly, in the ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What is going on with the default font? (John Scipione)

Sun, 2015-01-04 12:45
On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 2:37 PM, Daniel headbulb@xxxxxxxxx wrote: PulkoMandy's last blog post explains that fonts have been put in their own packages. Which isn't really a problem but the default installed packages should be changed to match and install the fonts. Oh, okay, so can we add the Deja Vu fonts to the default image then? ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What is going on with the default font? (Daniel)

Sun, 2015-01-04 08:45
PulkoMandy's last blog post explains that fonts have been put in their own packages. Which isn't really a problem but the default installed packages should be changed to match and install the fonts. On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 12:30 PM, John Scipione jscipione@xxxxxxxxx wrote: I updated to the latest Haiku version, hrev48419, and it appears that the default font has been changed? to a serif font? Is this correct? I don't mind changing the default font, but, it would have to be a variable-width Sans Serif font of some kind. ...
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[haiku-development] What is going on with the default font? (John Scipione)

Sat, 2015-01-03 21:45
I updated to the latest Haiku version, hrev48419, and it appears that the default font has been changed? to a serif font? Is this correct? I don't mind changing the default font, but, it would have to be a variable-width Sans Serif f