[Pkg-fonts-devel] Font review reloaded

Paul Wise pabs at debian.org
Fri Feb 15 17:15:00 UTC 2008

On Sat, Feb 16, 2008 at 2:00 AM, Miriam Ruiz <little.miry at gmail.com> wrote:

>  Is there any way to compare fonts (I'm thinking mostly about TTF) that
>  would be independent of the instant of creation (assuming exactly the
>  same sources)? I'm even thinking about having a big virtual canvas,
>  drawing the fonts on it, and compare them, or something like that. Any
>  ideas?

One way might be to find out if the differences are just a timestamp,
and if so zero it out then get an md5 from that. Looking at the
fonttools source might help finding out which bytes are the timestamp.



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