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Re: [ft-devel] Understanding Type1 fonts

From: Donn
Subject: Re: [ft-devel] Understanding Type1 fonts
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2008 11:27:14 +0200
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On Wednesday, 09 January 2008 11:11:00 Dmitry Timoshkov wrote:
> AFM and PFM files also may contain kerning data which is not
> available in .pfa/.pfb files.
Okay so potentially, -1 on the vote. Making AFM and PFM important again.

How important do you thing that extra data is on a modern Gnu/Linux system. 
Without going into C code, to what extent does Freetype work around when it 
does not find a metric file for a given font file? 


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