[OpenFontLibrary] Non-Unicode fonts on Open Font Library ...
dave at lab6.com
Fri Dec 3 01:44:28 PST 2010
On 2 December 2010 17:05, Ed <ed.trager at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, everyone!
> Just noticed that "ShadheenLipi" by openbangla is not a Unicode font ...
> Naturally, as the font is not Unicode, Fontaine reports this font as
> covering "Basic Latin" and "Western European".
> While the "Description" statement says that this is an "ANSI" font, it
> would be much better if it was somehow visually obvious that this is a
> non-Unicode font. Perhaps adding a "NON-UNICODE" tag would be a first
> step ...
> Not sure what the curator's policy is, if openfontlibrary even has a
> curator's policy regarding non-Unicode fonts?
I am known for being very lasseiz-faire about what OFLB should accept,
and indeed I think we should accept non-Unicode fonts since we can
then work to make the Unicode :-)
You are right that we should make a big warning about them though.
I'll add this to the TODO now.
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