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sr #108585: WOFF output scripts

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Submitted on:  Wed 28 May 2014 02:32:12 AM UTC  
 
Category: NonePriority: 5 - Normal
Severity: 1 - WishStatus: Postponed
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Paul Hardy <unifoundry>
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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 https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/unifont under "20 November 2013").

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

 

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