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Re: Issue #1204: Document, and add regtest for, external fonts. (issue 5

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Issue #1204: Document, and add regtest for, external fonts. (issue 557640051 by address@hidden)
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 02:57:21 +0200
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Valentin Villenave <address@hidden> writes:

> On 4/19/20, David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:
>> At that day I was having one patchy run after the other and I did go
>> through the log files to indicate the failed file and the error message.
> Yep, and I asked for additional info both on the tracker and on
> Rietveld; the only reply I did get was from James who confirmed that
> the patch was actually running fine on his system, but we agreed to
> put it through the reviewing process again. It went through
> `reviewing’, `countdown’ and `push’ stages (and languished in the
> latter for one more week), at which point I thought I could give it
> another go (and I didn’t want to nag you about that any longer, as I
> quite noticed that you were focusing on more pressing issues). But at
> least this finally allowed us to track down the exact problem, and I
> will indeed submit a workaround soon.
>> At some point of time, I dropped the
>> shoe.  It did not help my focus at that time that Han-Wen was fighting a
>> contribution of mine nail and tooth.
> Indeed (and your work is still in limbo in that regard, which I hope
> gets resolved soon btw, as all this work on the C++ consistency is
> much more fundamental and important than some hackish regtest anyway).
> I have no objection to this getting reverted (yet again), as long as
> I’m now able to understand exactly what went wrong and why, which you
> turned out to be the only one who could investigate! So this is
> certainly not a case of shoe-dropping as far as I’m concerned.

Ball-dropping.  I really need to get my idioms right.

David Kastrup

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