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Re: [ft-devel] merged CFF and Type1 hinting code now in master

From: Dave Arnold
Subject: Re: [ft-devel] merged CFF and Type1 hinting code now in master
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:49:19 -0800
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On 11/20/2017 4:37 AM, Nikolaus Waxweiler wrote:

I consider a font broken if it has a blue zone table but no hints –
shall we really take care of that?  We don't do any harm; it's just
that the font stays unhinted.

Hm, well, yeah, it's okay I guess. Might be solved by teaching the Adobe hinter 
to cope with blue zones alone in the distant future.

I repectfully disagree with Werner's statement about these broken fonts. Blue 
zones are simply a declaration of font properties that the designer specifies. 
It is up to the hint interpreter to decide how to use that data. For example, 
there is a heuristic in the Adobe CFF interpreter that synthesizes charstring 
hints from blue zone data.


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