On 9/21/12 10:02 AM, Eduardo Trápani wrote:
> I had been trying with a python script like the one you
> posted. Right now, with your script and a couple modifications, I can
> finally create the font.
That's great news. I'm glad I attached the script.
> The only problem: fontforge gets the svg
> fillings wrong. I've been trying to fix that, I will report if I succeed.
Good luck. Can you explain how it is getting the fillings wrong?
I doubt it's related, but I know of one person who requested I add the
viewBox attribute to the SVG. I made a special font for them to try
out, but I never heard if it helped.
<svg width="15" height="30" viewBox="0 0 15 30"
> My idea is to map some glyphs to the first Unicode page, just to make
> sure things work. Only then I will move to the private area. Once that
> is done, I expect to make the font Graphite-compatible. And then, after
> the Graphite programming is done, applications like Firefox could read
> the Unicode stream!
Excellent. I believe this has lots of promise. I have this on my to-do
list, but never dived into the Graphite code because I never had a
working font. This was before I had the database fonts, so if all else
fails you may be able to use the SQLite fonts.
> Thanks again for the script and the information and, if you know of
> somebody trying to do something similar, I'd be glad to join efforts.
I have spoken with a couple of Graphite programmers, but they were
always confused by the idea of a 2-dimensional script with number