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Re: [Devel] Metric for hat (^) vertical offset?

From: Rogier van Dalen
Subject: Re: [Devel] Metric for hat (^) vertical offset?
Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2003 10:37:50 +0100

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From: "George Williams" <address@hidden>
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Sent: Friday, October 31, 2003 2:01 AM
Subject: Re: [Devel] Metric for hat (^) vertical offset?

> On Wed, 2003-10-29 at 12:39, Werner LEMBERG wrote:
> > > Werner, certain fonts contain glyphs with "isolated" points within
> > > their outline (i.e. a contour made of a single point). These are
> > > never rendered but they may have an influence on bounding box
> > > computation (and in case you'd ask, the hinters already detect these
> > > cases)
> >
> > Good point.  Shall we `extend' the CBox code to handle this, taking
> > into account only contours with more than two points?
> Hmmm. And would this be the correct bbox to put into the font in the
> first place?

Not in TT fonts, I think: MS Font Validator does take empty contours into


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