[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#665334: Bug#665334: Bug#665334: proposed plan to resolve fontforge non-dfsg-freeness

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Thu Aug 30 20:22:20 UTC 2012

On 08/30/2012 03:03 PM, Fabian Greffrath wrote:
> Hi Daniel,
>> I don't think i understand your proposal, or how it fits into the
>> resolution for #665334.  could you explain in more detail?
> sorry for not making myself clear.
> You proposed to modify the fontforge UI to request an OtherSubrsFile when
> export fo Type1 format is selected. However, it is also possible to
> convert font files into Type1 format by means of fontforge scripts, thus
> without involving the UI. My question was how to handle these cases.

i suppose the function would need to take another parameter indicating
the subroutine source file (perhaps it could be optional, with a default
pointing to the same expected location in the filesystem?)

would that satisfy your concern?  I don't have a proof-of-concept, but
i'd be happy to see one cooked up :)


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