[Scribus] Testing fonts with Scribus

Branko Vukelic bg.branko
Thu Dec 14 10:25:06 CET 2006

On 12/14/06, avox <avox at arcor.de> wrote:

> Scribus makes sure that it only uses fonts which
> a) are scalable
> b) can be opened by the FreeType library
> c) contain a meaningful encoding
> d) contain only glyphs that can be loaded by the FreeType library

Basically, this means that we don't need any special tests? FreeType
library does its own share of testing, right?

> And of course there are quality issues which can not be tested by
> any program: design consistency, kerning, hinting...

Of course.

I just wanted to test some 20-50 fonts for my comunity in order to
label them as low-risk fonts for use with Scribus.

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