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From: Behdad Esfahbod
Subject: Re: [ft-devel] GETVARIATION and GETDATA
Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2016 21:49:06 -0700

On Mon, Aug 1, 2016 at 7:11 PM, Hin-Tak Leung
<address@hidden> wrote:
>> This
>  is to make the Chinese
>  > fonts that draw
>  the glyph in their hint instructions to work.  So,
>  > you can grab one of those and modify to
>  inspect the return value of
>  > this
>  instruction.
> Behdad,
> Do you have any reference/names for those fonts? I have extracted all the 
> fonts shipped on 10.2, as well as the last of the Classics (9.2.2, and 9.0). 
> Nothing interesting shows up, other than a Helvetica which contains the DEBUG 
> opcode.

I don't know the names, and don't think they were shipped by Apple.
They are fonts that were popular-enough at certain times in certain
locales that Apple had to put a hack into their engine to make them
working when they decided to turn the hinting engine off.  Maybe
mpsuzuki knows what fonts I'm talking about?

> I reckoned it is fairly rare, so the only possibility is a localized version 
> of Mac OS Classic, or the pre-internationalised Classic (System 7.5 up to but 
> not including 8.5), in the external Language Kit add-on.
> I have the pre-internationalised Classic Language Kits on a CD somewhere in 
> my house, but it would be nice not to try to dig it up :-).


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