Re: [AD] ASCII art vs images

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On 7 Mar 2012, at 20:41 , SiegeLord wrote:
> The pandoc dot unescaping bug got me thinking about replacing the ASCII 
> art images in al_grab_font_from_bitmap and al_get_font_line_height with 
> png images. However, it occurred to me that the whole issue of the bug 
> was that the manpages are affected, and they don't support images at 
> all. Is it even desirable to have images replace the ASCII art (I think 
> they would certainly be nicer to look at/be more clear, but the manpages 
> will be adversely affected)?

I'd say it's desirable for the HTML/PDF output. So ideally we would provide an image for those and an ASCII-art fallback for the man/info pages.
Is that possible?


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