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[Freefont-bugs] Re: sinhala fonts - test for unix

From: Mettavihari
Subject: [Freefont-bugs] Re: sinhala fonts - test for unix
Date: Fri, 9 May 2003 07:26:36 -0700

Dear Noah,

This is just another update for you.

We have now generated all the codes that are used in the Windows TTF
Using the glyphs from our own font.

I have still not gotten down to setup a Unix system with the font editor
The font has been edited using fontographer.

None of the linking using the volt tool has been done in it

You should have the font in a few days. It is not in my machine as yet.

Please have a look at the work and let me know which direction we should go.

Please also let me know if you want me to post an incomplete ttf font to the


> Can I do all that using the tool pfaedit ?
> or do I need another tool like volt in Windows?

I am not sure. Pfaedit supports some of the opentype
gsub/gpos tables, but not all. There's some information
about it here:
There is another tool for unix called ttx which might support
more tables. But
it is not a graphical tool.

The list must be able to answer this question better than I can.

A saying of the Buddha from 
Do not disregard evil, saying, "It will not come nigh unto me", by the falling 
of drops even a water-jar is filled, likewise the fool, gathering little by 
little, fills himself with evil. 
Random Dhammapada Verse 121  

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