helpUnifont - Support: sr #108585, WOFF output scripts


sr #108585: WOFF output scripts

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Wed 28 May 2014 02:32:12 AM UTC  
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  1 - Wish Status:  Postponed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Paul Hardy <unifoundry>
Originator Email:  -email is unavailable- Open/Closed:  Open
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Thu 29 May 2014 05:30:18 AM UTC, comment #1:

Thanks for submitting this suggestion! I plan to look at introducing the WOFF and hopefully related formats (EOT, SVG) after the upcoming Stable release of Debian 8.0. I expect there to be some issues with introducing those font formats, and I have to educate myself better on them. For example, I think Fontforge requires a certain PNG library and the Zlib library to be part of the Fontforge build; otherwise the WOFF output won't work. So I have to look at where that conversion might succeed and where it might fail. Hence the anticipated problems. This is on my radar though.

If anyone else reading this has expertise with such TrueType to Web font conversions, please let me know.

Paul Hardy <unifoundry>
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Wed 28 May 2014 02:32:12 AM UTC, original submission:

I don't know much about font formats, but I was able to produce WOFF output files with this patch, which copies the ttf targets and replaces "ttf" with "woff". The resulting font works for me as a web font in Firefox 24, whereas the TTF font doesn't (the TTF gives the POST table error described at under "20 November 2013").



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file #31459:  0001-Build-WOFF-files.patch added by None (14KiB - text/x-patch)


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    Thu 29 May 2014 05:30:18 AM UTC unifoundry StatusNone => Postponed
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    Wed 28 May 2014 02:32:12 AM UTC None Attached File- => Added 0001-Build-WOFF-files.patch, #31459

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