Subject: Re: is the xfont set needed on X client and/or server? [was: Re: CVS commit: src/distrib/notes]
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 10/31/2006 13:39:21
On Tue, Oct 31, 2006 at 10:35:22AM +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Oct 2006, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> >>Log Message:
> >> * Clarify that the xfont set is only needed by the X server
> >
> >Is that still true now that many programs do client side rendering?
> I don't know. If someone could answer if the xfont set is needed on either 
> X client or server, I'd love to hear about it, and update our docs...

Font rendering will definitely be done on client side if the X11 servers
lacks the necessary extensions.

	Kind regards

Matthias Scheler