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RE: [Freetype] Question on MacOS X

From: Tom Kacvinsky
Subject: RE: [Freetype] Question on MacOS X
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2001 12:01:53 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, 28 Nov 2001, Leonard Rosenthol wrote:

> At 06:25 PM 11/28/2001 -0500, Changyuan Hu wrote:
> >Still one question before I make a decision to upgrade to FT2:) I found
> >the Font folder in my MacOS X System contains all .dfont font files, which
> >indicates data-fork TrueType fonts.
>          Data fork fonts - not necessarily TrueType.  .dfonts are old-style
> font suitcases with the resource fork living in the data fork.  You will
> also find, if you look in the other font folders (/Library, etc.), .ttf
> files (Windows/Unix TrueType fonts) and .otf files (Windows/Unix OpenType
> fonts).

Hmmm... that is better said as Windows/UNIX/Macintosh OpenType files.  Classic
OS Macs with the right version of ATM can use .otf files

Sorry for the nit picking!  (what is a nit, anyway?)


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