[Scribus] font lint tool

Craig Ringer craig
Sun Sep 2 17:35:33 CEST 2007

gww at silcom.com wrote:
> At the Libre Graphics Meeting in Montreal I was asked by someone from Scribus
> (and I can't recall who any longer) to write a tool for checking that a font was
> valid (didn't have any intersecting contours, had points at the extrema, etc.)
> I have now written this tool, called fontlint.
> It is part of the current release of fontforge.


That sounds incredibly useful, especially if it has FontForge's full
range of format support. Fontforge its self is a life saver in DTP.

I'll have to run fontlint over the font library at work to see what it
thinks - we've got a rather broad collection of fonts kicking around.

Craig Ringer

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