[Fontconfig] Pango support for `size' OpenType feature?

Werner LEMBERG wl at gnu.org
Tue Sep 11 21:39:17 PDT 2012

>> On the contrary, I think it would be confusing if it depends on the
>> font name the user selects whether the `size' feature gets applied or
>> not.
> The 'LM Roman 12' you're referring to in your fc-list output is just
> an alternative family name for this particular file and is not
> technically related to the design size property of that font,

Well, it's the `name' table entry with ID 1, `font family'.  For the
`size' feature, it should use the `preferred family', ID 16.

> and I think using it in a pattern should only treat it as that and
> not try to guess some other property values out of it (or substitute
> it with the Preferred Name, for that matter).

Hmm.  I think it would be good if FontConfig checks ID 16 even if the
user specifies ID 1.


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