[Fontconfig] TTF/OTF packaging thoughts?

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Thu Jul 24 00:41:04 PDT 2008

Le Mer 23 juillet 2008 21:45, James Cloos a écrit :
>>>>>> "Nicolas" == Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net>
>>>>>> writes:
> Nicolas> Can you patch fontconfig so apps get OTF (OpenType CFF)
> Nicolas> versions by default, unless they explicitely request OpenType
> Nicolas> TTF files? (when the same version of the same font is
> available
Nicolas> in both formats)
> You may be able to do that in fonts.conf.
> test name="fontformat" for the strings >TrueType<, >CFF< or >Type 1<.

But is it possible to write a blanket rule for all fonts?

> Or, you might want to patch apps like OO.o, AbiWord, et al to ignore
> CFF; there is a C-level api for that, too.  In fact, until they
> actually support CFF, they should do that upstream....

Ok, I guess that means we need to open app-specific bugs now.

Nicolas Mailhot

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