There are four mailing lists related to FreeType.
Discusses general use and applications of FreeType, as well as future and wanted additions to the library and distribution. If you are looking for support, start in this list if you haven't found anything in the documentation which helps you.
Discusses engine internals, design issues, specific licenses, porting, etc. Mainly for software developers.
Contains important announcements related to the project, like releases, milestones, etc. Only the FreeType team can post to this list.
Tracks commits to the FreeType git repositories, showing diffs. Only the FreeType team can post to this list. (There is no mailing list archive available for this list.)
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Please use one of the mailing lists to contact the development team!
David Turner (no longer active development but
still spiritus rector of the project)
Robert Wilhelm (no longer active)
Werner Lemberg (current maintainer)
Alexei Podtelezhnikov (Алексей
Suzuki Toshiya (鈴木俊哉)
Just van Rossum
Wu Chia-I (吳佳一)
Last update: 13-Feb-2018