[Pkg-fonts-bugs] fontforge scripting
nicolas_spalinger at sil.org
Thu Aug 2 12:04:49 UTC 2007
Jaldhar H. Vyas wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Aug 2007, Nicolas Spalinger wrote:
>> Just in case you haven't seen it already but Davide Viti has made a nice
>> fontforge script to strip unneeded/non-free glyphs from a font.
>> It's available in the d-i svn:
> Yes I know about Davides' script. I suppose we could just take those
> glyphs out but IMO the real solution is to replace them.
I would suggest that if a matching Latin range is really needed (and the
fontconfig approach is not satisfactory) to reuse glyphs from existing
There are already some in the archive or check
http://unifont.org/fontguide/ - http://scripts.sil.org/OFL_fonts or
http://openfontlibrary.org for more.
Alternatively, maybe a call on the f.d.o openfontlibrary list could also
help attract contributors?
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