Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Sansa-Clip+ Theme - upload probs.
Re: Sansa-Clip+ Theme - upload probs.
From: Paul Louden <paulthenerd_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2010 02:20:58 -0500
On 6/7/2010 2:13 AM, Alex Parker wrote:
> So, should I rename it to i.e. 10-Ticker.fnt? As I understand
> your reasoning, leaving it out would be a bad choice IMHO.
> If the user doesn't have the font and tries to load the theme
> he gets the default theme without any indication what went
> wrong. I would have to explain in the description on the theme
> site which font he has to install to make the theme load, where
> to get it, etc.
> No, generally we don't want that - that is why the theme site checks.
> Just put a note on saying it requires the font pack (as do the vast
> majority of themes).
Just to clarify - if someone performs a complete install using RBUtil
(the official installation method) they should have the font pack. So
this shouldn't be a problem unless someone's explicitly chosen to
install via a method that doesn't include the font pack, and hasn't
added it in later.
Received on 2010-06-07