[mythtv-theming] A new theme on the way...
chmeredith at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 14:51:05 UTC 2009
On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 9:28 AM, Robert McNamara
<robert.mcnamara at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 7:18 AM, Christopher
> Meredith<chmeredith at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The incredible skinning work done by folks for
>> projects such as XBMC prove that it's just a mater of time before
>> people step up and provide something open to the community.
> Nobody is going to force you to use it. :)
> You should probably know, however, that *every* acclaimed skin for
> XBMC (Aeon, Aeon Stark, MediaStream, etc) uses proprietary fonts.
> They either include them illegally (Mediastream, original Aeon) or
> have you download them from illicit rapidshare links (Aeon Stark). So
> in fact, those skins are *not* using any of the "half million free
> fonts..." Because the truth is, the quality and especially the
> kerning on most free fonts suck. So my options are leave it to the
> user to procure decent fonts in a legit way, or distribute them
> ... and that's not how I roll.
I have found the MgOpen fonts to be very good
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