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From Matthias Seidel <matthias.sei...@hamburg.de>
Subject Re: AOO 4.2 and OpenSymbol font
Date Fri, 17 Jan 2020 15:56:31 GMT
Hi all,

Bumping this thread up again.

With Windows 7 EOL more and more people will move to Windows 10 and see
the problems with our OpenSymbol font.

Regards,

   Matthias

Am 05.03.19 um 11:23 schrieb Matthias Seidel:
> Hi Dave,
>
> Can you also have a look at "Weierstraß-p" (Unicode U+2118).
> In Writer and Math (only Windows, not Linux) the descender appears
> slightly truncated.
>
> Also, on Windows 10 OpenSymbol seems to be substituted by some MS font.
> Windows 7 still shows OpenSymbol.
> That might be a bug in Windows 10 but maybe we can get around this somehow.
>
> Regards,
>
>    Matthias
>
> Am 05.02.19 um 02:53 schrieb Dave Fisher:
>> Hi -
>>
>>> On Jan 30, 2019, at 2:32 PM, Matthias Seidel <matthias.seidel@hamburg.de>
wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi Dave,
>>>
>>> Am 30.01.19 um 23:07 schrieb Dave Fisher:
>>>> Hi -
>>>>
>>>>> On Jan 30, 2019, at 1:36 PM, Matthias Seidel <matthias.seidel@hamburg.de>
wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> I had a look at the patched font and it is based on an old version (1.7
>>>>> ?). At the moment we ship version 2.4.3.
>>>>>
>>>>> A general overhaul of that font would be needed. Do we have some font
>>>>> specialists in our PMC or the ASF?
>>>> I am very, very rusty. (About 15 years)  Point me towards some sources and
I’ll see if I can help.
>>> What we have in our source is the TTF itself and an older SFD:
>>>
>>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/openoffice/trunk/main/extras/source/truetype/symbol/
<https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/openoffice/trunk/main/extras/source/truetype/symbol/>
>> I see. I did a quick look and comparison with FontBook on my Mac. They are definitely
different. I am not even sure that the patched font from the Forum is encoded the same way
as the sample shows different characters.
>>
>> From the thread it looks like the patched font has misplaced the Greek Letters. Let
me see if I can provide a version 2.5 of OpenSymbol that can find the updated square root
and brackets while preserving the encoding.
>>
>> I’ve used FontForge to play with Fonts, but I cannot get it to work on my current
macOS. I do have a version of 10.7 which I will try later this week.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Dave
>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Dave
>>>>
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>
>>>>>   Matthias
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Am 30.01.19 um 22:28 schrieb Peter Kovacs:
>>>>>> Jim, Matthias can you look into this? Imho it is a simple refresh
of the
>>>>>> Font. (If we ship it.)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 29.01.19 11:13, FR web forum wrote:
>>>>>>> Hello list,
>>>>>>> It seems that Open Symbol font is not up to date.
>>>>>>> Read: https://bz.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=127110
>>>>>>> martin_g provide a patched font in this thread:
>>>>>>> https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=67772&p=360368#p360385
>>>>>>> Is it possible to embed this for next build?
>>>>>>>
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