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Re: [Pkg-fonts-devel] GNU FreeFont 20120503 released

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Quoting Steve White (stevan.white@googlemail.com):

> The deal is, due to a disagreement between people working on
> FontForge, regarding the interpretation of
> the standards, a flag is turned off.  This used to only affect Windows
> applications, but now it affects Linux too.
> I built the font with a modified version of FontForge, which (I
> believe correctly) sets the flag.
> I submitted the patch to FontForge, and expected it would be implemented soon.
> But others have objected (for reasons whose explanation still escapes
> me).   So the patch isn't in.

Wouldn't there be a possibility to set this flag optionnally in FF,
through a command line switch?

This way, people could use the same FF and decide to use the flag or
not use it.

I don't know anything from FF code, but that could be an interesting
option if it was possible.

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