[Pkg-fonts-devel] [Fontforge-devel] Versions of 0203 and 0215 don't agree about .sfd format

Davide Viti zinosat at tiscali.it
Sun Mar 30 19:01:00 UTC 2008


On Sun, Mar 30, 2008 at 06:46:06AM -0800, George Williams wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-03-30 at 03:15, Steve White wrote:
> > I don't see in the SFD files a record of the date of the FontForge
> > that created them.  If there were such a field, FontForge could check
> > that date, and go on to report to the user that in fact the SFD file
> > was made by a more recent version.
> A date is present (CreationTime/ModificationTime) but is not what you
> need. A fontforge version number would be what you'd need. Actually it
> should be an sfd version number. Unfortunately, when I made the change I
> did not realize it was incompatible and I did not bump the version
> number.
> And I think it is too late to do so now.

I took a look at the Sourceforge page containing the fontforge
sources, and noticed that the sources dated 20080302 are available in
a "fontforge_full-20080309.tar.bz2", whereas the docs are available 
in a "fontforge_htdocs-20080302.tar.bz2": was it done on purpose or
was it just a typo?

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