[plt-scheme] missing fonts

From: Paulo J. Matos (pocmatos at gmail.com)
Date: Wed Jul 8 13:05:47 EDT 2009

On Tue, 2009-07-07 at 12:30 -0400, Greg Rodenhiser wrote:
> Hi, we're attempting to run an old version of DrScheme (v103p1) on
> Redhat Enterprise 3AS (we need this older version for certain labs).
>  However our desktops on the labs are Redhat Enterprise 5.  In
> attempting to X11 forward via SSH, I notice one big problem, all the
> fonts for DrScheme are missing.  The application launches fine, but is
> unusable.  Fonts for all the menus, dialog boxes, etc are all missing,
> they show up blank. 

Running that version of PLT-Scheme in 2009 is, i am sorry to say,
insane! That was probably the version I used to learn PLT-Scheme for the
first time back in 1999.

Do everything you can to get at least a 4.0 version [even if you need to
install a new OS]. :)

> Does anyone know what XFree86 fonts DrScheme uses, and perhaps their
> equivalent on Redhat Enterprise 5 (Xorg)?  Thanks!!   
> -----
> Greg Rodenhiser
> Technical Services Engineer
> College of the Holy Cross
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