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Re: [ft-devel] GX support now working

From: Behdad Esfahbod
Subject: Re: [ft-devel] GX support now working
Date: Thu, 04 Jun 2015 17:24:40 -0700
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On 15-06-04 01:52 PM, Alexei Podtelezhnikov wrote:
>> >
>> > Looking more, looks like both TrueType and Type 1 / CFF use non-zero 
>> > winding
>> > rule. (I'm relieved!)  TrueType *recommends* that the outer-most outline be
>> > clockwise (solid-to-the-right / fill-right), while Type 1 / CFF recommend 
>> > the
>> > other way around.  But AFAIU, both are just non-zero at the end, and fonts 
>> > do
>> > violate that recommendations quite frequently in the wild.
>> >
> There is common 'fill' and less common 'eofill' in Postscript.

Right.  But the question was about Type1 and CFF font formats, not Postscript
itself.  Thanks to Dave Lemon, we now know that Postscript-flavored fonts
leave the winding rule unspecified...  I'm not sure whether to be happy or sad
about that. :)


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