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Re: [Freefont-bugs] FreeSerif.ttf on RedHat 7.3 - corrupted characters

From: Primoz Peterlin
Subject: Re: [Freefont-bugs] FreeSerif.ttf on RedHat 7.3 - corrupted characters
Date: Wed, 15 May 2002 15:18:11 +0200 (METDST)


On Tue, 14 May 2002, Josef W. Segur wrote:

> The 14 May versions of FreeSans, FreeSansBold, FreeSerif, and
> FreeSerifBold still give the same problems on Windows 95. The other
> eight fonts still work well.
> I've found one good correlation; the four fonts which give problems
> have a .notdef glyph with no contours, the eight fonts which work
> well all have the usual 'empty box' shape for that glyph. I don't
> know if importing that would fix the Windows problem, but it seems
> worth trying.

The explicit ".notdef" characters have been messing up the tables before,
so indeed it is worth trying. I have deleted the ".notdef" from the files
you named, re-generated TrueType files and uploaded them to the
<>. Please give them a try.

With kind regards, Primoz

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