[Pkg-fonts-devel] New release: GNU FreeFont
zinosat at tiscali.it
Thu Mar 27 20:26:11 UTC 2008
On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 09:59:38AM +0100, Steve White wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 8:45 AM, Davide Viti <zinosat at tiscali.it> wrote:
> > unfortunately it turns out that current version of fontforge available in Debian
> > can't deal with the sfd format used in freefont (see ) making the ttf files
> > completely unusable. Do you know which version of fontforge should be used at least?
> I'm sorry, this doesn't make sense.
> How does FontForge being able to read the ttf files reflect on their usablility?
> The ttf files are for installation in operating systems, and have been
> tested on several.
I meant that the version of fontforge currently in Debian cannot "build" usable ttf files
starting from sfd files; since every binary package shipped is built from source (i.e. Debian
does not ship ttf files as provided from upstream), it is a real problem.
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