[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#632746: Bug#632746: reply to bug 632746

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Fri Sep 2 16:11:47 UTC 2011

On Fri, Sep 02, 2011 at 02:13:31PM +0200, Steve White wrote:
> Hi Drake!
> You are right about U+2404 and U+2405: they are exchanged.
> The reason is embarrassing: the application FontForge, which we use to
> build the fonts, has little icons showing representations of the
> letters.  These icons are exchanged in FontForge, and I followed the
> icons rather than the Unicode specimen.

This means the font used by FontForge UI has the wrong glyphs, FontForge
has no built-in "icons" for glyph shapes, it just shows the character
using fonts available on your system, so one have always to double check
(I've been beaten by this before).


 Khaled Hosny

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