Font awesome 5 in 3.3?

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Font awesome 5 in 3.3?

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Saw this topic https://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=2519481
It is actually not a bad idea, as dependencies are updated already.
If this can be updated it will be awesome.

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Re: Font awesome 5 in 3.3?

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Isn't there an issue with the naming conventions of the icons meaning that almost every fa icon reference would need changing?
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Re: Font awesome 5 in 3.3?

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Font Awesome 5 seems a little more complicated now that they have paid subscription plans, require Unique Kit ID codes per website, and they count page views (10k per month).
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I thought that you can still download your own files for the free version, and don’t have to use the CDN.

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we will not be upgrading to font-awesome 5 ever in fact we will be moving away from font-awesome in a way going forward. This does not mean that you can not use font-awesome icons. We are just changing how we include it. Instead of including it directly, It will be something with far more customization allowing for far more icon options. You will be able to use imgs, svgs, or font based icons with the new system. Plus the svg/font icons will allow for using icons from any free to use icon source to include font-awesome via something called iconify.

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