AbiWord Weekly News #106 by Eric A. Zen
Aug 27, 2002, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"In the interest of bringing you all things even remotely
AbiRelated, Some net scrounging has found two very interesting
AbiBased projects that may be of interest to you. First, sponsored
(for obvious reasons) by OEOne (you know, the 'Linux-PC looks like
a fruity iMac' guys), AbiMoz, AbiWord within Mozilla or Penzilla if
you're an OEOne user. And, if you're worried Microsoft's recent
withdrawal of their 'core web fonts,' good news, a nifty
sourceforge package, CoreFonts, well, maybe nameless, but who
cares, is returning them to the web, in accordance to the EULA,
that being "distributed in their unmodified format."
"An interesting week for AbiDevelopment, particularly in our own
Mark Gilbert, who, on top of squashing four bugs, has also brought
about the long awaited, 'Dom owes donuts.' MG made a noticeable
commit to HEAD that was meant to clean up a few things for various
operating systems--'misfeatures' caused by Dom. Of course, he's
reluctant to say it, even when Dom isn't in the room, so, I took it
upon myself to do it for him. Some developers are just so timid...
and fear AbiWord II: The Wrath of Dom..."