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From Marcus <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: AOO 4.2 and OpenSymbol font
Date Sun, 19 Jan 2020 09:02:57 GMT
Am 17.01.20 um 16:56 schrieb Matthias Seidel:
> 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.

OK, what do we need to do here?

Thanks

Marcus



> 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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