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RE: Ahem font missing x-height record

From: Peter Sorotokin <psorotok@adobe.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Sep 2006 18:22:30 -0700
Message-ID: <40CE68F1F8CAFB48B998C328517EA92AF43BB6@namail2.corp.adobe.com>
To: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>

Cool - that worked. Thank you for the quick fix!


-----Original Message-----
From: ian.hickson@gmail.com [mailto:ian.hickson@gmail.com] On Behalf Of
Ian Hickson
Sent: Monday, September 11, 2006 4:35 PM
To: Peter Sorotokin
Cc: public-css-testsuite@w3.org
Subject: Re: Ahem font missing x-height record

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
> 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 Tuesday, 12 September 2006 01:22:48 UTC

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