[Fontconfig] why this font breaks Arial?

Paul Flo Williams paul at frixxon.co.uk
Mon Apr 30 04:24:05 PDT 2012

Ilya Basin wrote:
> Hi. The attached font ANA-ONEIROPARMENI82.TTF has internal name
> ANA-OneiroparmEni82 and I have Arial.ttf installed. But if I install
> this font, it replaces Arial (only Arial Regular) in applications.
> Why?

If you look at the complete name table, you'll see why: that font says
that it is Arial in most of the fields. The person who changed the name
table even left most of the Monotype trademarks intact.

Paul Flo Williams

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