[Pkg-fonts-devel] RFS: otf-ipaexfont (NEW)

Paul Wise pabs at debian.org
Mon Mar 1 02:02:50 UTC 2010

2010/3/1 Hideki Yamane <henrich at debian.or.jp>:

>  It could be renamed but, in spec, OpenType font has its extension either .otf
>  or .ttf, both of Okay.
>  http://www.microsoft.com/typography/otspec/otff.htm
>>>Fonts containing TrueType outlines may have either .OTF or .TTF, depending on
>>>the desire for backward compatibility on older systems or with previous versions
>>>of the font.
>  And upstream chose .TTF for that.

It also says this:

> In all cases, fonts with only CFF data (no TrueType outlines) always have an .OTF extension.

I think this could be added as a check to the pkg-fonts review pages.
I guess fontlint would be the right place to add such a check, any
volunteers for the task?



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