[Fontconfig] Re: freetype internals

Mike FABIAN mfabian at suse.de
Mon Dec 12 05:13:11 PST 2005

Keith Packard <keithp at keithp.com> さんは書きました:

> On Sat, 2005-12-10 at 01:38 +0100, Mike FABIAN wrote:
>> Shortly after I wrote my last mail I also thought about symbol
>> fonts and thought that they would probably be skipped as well with
>> my patch. But strangely enough they are still listed by fc-list
>> and can still be used:
> Yeah, I wouldn't be surprised if Adobe symbol fonts provided Unicode
> mappings for their glyphs. I'm sure there are other custom fonts which
> don't though, like maybe the LaTeX math fonts. I just don't want to skip
> legit fonts, I only want to skip bogus bitmaps.
> Perhaps we can just use the presense of some BDF properties to detect
> BDF-derived non-Unicode bitmap fonts?

How to do that?

I guess something like the original test for pcf fonts without
using freetype internals is not possible. Or is it?

Mike FABIAN   <mfabian at suse.de>   http://www.suse.de/~mfabian

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