[Scribus] font lint tool

avox avox
Tue Sep 4 18:41:28 CEST 2007

Pierre Marchand wrote:
> On Tuesday 04 September 2007 15:55:36 avox wrote:
>> A future version of Scribus will probably reject those fonts for
>> embedding.
>> I'll probably implement a mandatory outlining for fonts with broken
>> glyphs.
>> That means they can still be used in Scribus, but they will not be copied
>> into the PS or PDF file.
>> /Andreas
> Wouldn't be wise to check first if the broken glyphs are in use in the 
> document?

Possible, but I'm not sure it would be wise.
Embedded and outlined fonts behave slightly differently. It would be
confusing if that depended on the particular characters the user uses. Also
sometimes documents are postprocessed, and that might put glyphs in use
which werent in use earlier.


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