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Re: Ahem font missing x-height record

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 11 Sep 2006 16:34:56 -0700
Message-ID: <403d38e20609111634u2edd100k8ddfd2a7d7341187@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Peter Sorotokin" <psorotok@adobe.com>
Cc: public-css-testsuite@w3.org

On 9/11/06, Peter Sorotokin <psorotok@adobe.com> wrote:
> There are files that attempt to use ex unit, but the x-height value is
> actually missing in the Ahem font which is used for testing: according to
> ttfdump (Microsoft's or FreeType's) OS/2 table size is 78, and the offset to
> the x-height value is 86. Is it possible to use the font which actually has
> x-height value written in it, so that there is no guesswork?

I just uploaded a new AHEM____.TTF to my Web site. This new version
was created by Paul Nelson last year (or earlier this year, I forget)
to fix some space-related problems, and seems to also have introduced
explicit x-height information.

Ian Hickson
Received on Monday, 11 September 2006 23:35:05 UTC

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