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Re: [Pkg-fonts-devel] Some queries

On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 8:23 PM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor
<dkg@fifthhorseman.net> wrote:
> On 04/26/2011 12:09 AM, Vasudev Kamath wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 11:40 PM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg@fifthhorseman.net> wrote:
>>> How are all these formats generated?
>> Upstream ships sfd ttf otf woff and svg files
> Just to be clear: i was asking about the *generation*, not about what is
> shipped.
> For example, apache might ship a packaged binary installer as well as
> shipping tarballs of source code.  But presumably the binary installer
> is actually generated from the tarball.
Oh sorry I misunderstood :)
> If it's not clear how upstream generated the non-sfd formats, maybe it's
> worth writing them to ask how they do it, or encouraging them to include
> a Makefile or something in the bundle they distribute.
I asked the upstream they told they used FontForge -> Generate Fonts
to generate svg woff otf and ttf (this can be generated from ttf or
sfd). They also gave me a script snippet pasting it below gues its the
same script found in Fonfforge scripting tutorials page.

Generate($1:r + ".svg")

> Thanks again for packaging this font!
>        --dkg


Vasudev Kamath

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