Re: What's the difference between AHEM____.TTF and ahem3.ttf ?

On 26/07/16 21:02, fantasai wrote:
> On 03/24/2016 01:26 PM, Geoffrey Sneddon wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 6:59 PM, Gérard Talbot
>> <> wrote:
>>> AHEM____.TTF      2014-05-30 00:04   12K
>>> ahem3.ttf         2014-05-30 00:04   14K
>>> What is the adequate usage for ahem3.ttf ?
>>> In what way is ahem3.ttf different (or better) from (than)
>>> AHEM____.TTF ?
>> I asked this question last November in
>> <>,
>> which covered a bit of background about what the differences are, and
>> the difference in licenses. I seem to remember trying to resolve this
>> back in 2010, but I have no idea how. Sadly, nobody seems to know
>> anymore…
> Okay, I called up Arron Eicholz. Apparently this is a replacement
> of the old Ahem font, that includes some glyphs above the ASCII
> range to allow testing it. It was created by Sergei at Microsoft.
> We should probably move it into the ahem/ directory and replace
> the AHEM____.TTF file. There are two ways of doing that:
> a) Replace AHEM____.TTF
> b) Delete AHEM____.TTF and move ahem3.ttf to fonts/ahem.ttf
> I'm not sure what's up with the AHEM____.TTF naming, if it indicates
> some kind of special compatibility with ancient Windows systems or
> what...
> Fonts are scary. Tell me what to do. >_<;;

Yay! Thanks for calling up and finding this out~

I say b. It really doesn't matter what the file is called, given we
don't actually refer to the filename from anywhere. And I don't think we
need compatibility with any really old PCs. :)


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