[Clipart] SVG font

Stephen Silver ocalocal at btinternet.com
Wed Jun 29 01:03:40 PDT 2005

Nicu Buculei wrote:

> Personally I am disappointed by reading in the specs "SVG fonts contain 
> unhinted font _outlines_", I hoped for it to allow full color shapes, to 
> create something like a chromed font or a wooded and covered with snow 
> font (I guess it would be a cool project to create something like this).

If you read further (section 20.4) you'll see that this is possible:
each glyph can contain arbitrary SVG, separate from the (optional)
outline path data.

FontForge seems to have some support for this sort of thing (both for
SVG fonts and Type 3 fonts), but it's not included in default builds:

Stephen Silver

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