[Fontconfig] AppleRoman-DynaFont.patch

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Thu Feb 5 09:58:12 PST 2009

Mike FABIAN wrote:
> Behdad Esfahbod <behdad at behdad.org> さんは書きました:
>> Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
>>> So, it's the case of a buggy fonts.  When we have support for removing certain
>>> glyphs from a font pattern you can use that to blacklist these glyphs.
>>> As for whether fontconfig is right or wrong, I crosschecked the table with:
>>>   http://unicode.org/Public/MAPPINGS/VENDORS/APPLE/ROMAN.TXT
>>> and the fontconfig version is correct, but missing the entries 0xE0 to 0xFF.
>>> Maybe there's good reason for not including those, and that reason may extend
>>> to the ones you are removing.  I have no idea.  Keith?
>> So, I checked again, and you are commenting out the everything but the ASCII
>> range, essentially making the MacRoman encoding equivalent to ASCII.  This
>> plain means that the font in question has the wrong encoding tag.  That's all.
> OK, so I should blacklist the wrong glyphs in these fonts when this
> becomes possible with fontconfig. Fixing the encoding tag in the
> fonts is not possible in case of commercial fonts.


I was actually wrong about fontconfig's table being incomplete.  It's as
complete as the ROMAN.TXT table.  The sort order tricked me.


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