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Subject: Re: What to do with too big glyphs (FS#9931)

Re: What to do with too big glyphs (FS#9931)

From: Al Le <al.le_at_gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 03 Mar 2009 22:16:42 +0100

On 03.03.2009 21:55, Marianne Arnold wrote:
>> The drawback is that the generated font won't be the size it claims to
>> be. I.e. the result for the font "20-xyz" could have the height of 25.
>
> That's a *major* drawback for me.

Yes, this is a major drawback. What you get isn't what you were told you
would get.

> I would prefer to fix the font(s), maybe making the same compromises as
> in the suggestion, if necessary rename.

I would fully agree with it.

So, for now we should just clip (as the least we can do). I.e. the font
will have the height that's in the name, but there will be no weird
leftovers from other glyphs (which the "noise" actually is).
Received on 2009-03-03


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