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Re: Status of multicolor fonts?

From: David De La Harpe Golden
Subject: Re: Status of multicolor fonts?
Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2015 00:59:33 +0000
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On 16/12/15 14:37, Yuri Khan wrote:
On Wed, Dec 16, 2015 at 7:40 PM, Clément Pit--Claudel
<address@hidden> wrote:

Multicolor fonts seem to be becoming popular, especially for representing Emoji.

Oh what the world is coming to. Whatever next, animated fonts?

As a historical note, "ColorFonts" and, yes, "AnimFonts" were in use on the Amiga many years ago now [1][2] - for video titling, presentations, etc. At the time they were implemented as bitmap fonts, but color and animated outline fonts on more modern devices are an obvious natural development...

[1] http://www.amigaforever.com/classic/internet/
[2] http://www.pcmuseum.ca/details.asp?id=38483

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