[Fontconfig] Last-resort fonts

Akira TAGOH akira at tagoh.org
Fri Nov 22 02:40:35 PST 2013

On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 3:44 PM, Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 21, 2013 at 08:38:34PM -0500, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
>> I don't know how common this bit is, but should we sort last-resort fonts
>> after all other fonts?  The last-resort thing is bit 14 in 'head' table's
>> flags field
>>   http://www.microsoft.com/typography/otspec/head.htm
> There is Apple’s LastResort font:
> http://www.unicode.org/policies/lastresortfont_eula.html
> and SIL’s BMP Fallback font:
> http://scripts.sil.org/UnicodeBMPFallbackFont

Thanks for the info. but those seems not having that bit.

> Not sure if any sets the 14th bit (the flags output by TTX are
> confusing, do I read them from right or from left?)

MSB should be the left as usual because bit 15 is reserved and is
suposed to be 0.

> Regards,
> Khaled
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