Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 179678
Erroneous ligature in century schoolbook AFM
Last modified: 2009-01-09 01:55:29 EST
Description of problem:
The AFM file for century schoolbook (c059013l.afm) contains a ligature for N+o,
C 78 ; WX 815 ; N N ; B 19 -14 794 722 ; L o afii61352 ;
when converting this font to TTF, this results in pango making a strange
substitution in words like "November".
I couldn't work out who the upstream maintainer is, so I'm posting the bugreport
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
George Williams notes that this is probably a remnant of a bug in a very old
fontforge version. Regenerating said fonts from their fontforge sources should
BTW, have you given any though to shipping TTF files iso. Type1 files for these
fonts? Then Pango and freetype would be able to do kerning and ligature handling
out of the box.
Hello, anybody there?
there is also a bogus T + M -> trademark-symbol ligature is the Century
This report targets the FC3 or FC4 products, which have now been EOL'd.
Could you please check that it still applies to a current Fedora release, and
either update the target product or close it ?
The problem is still there. You can simply grep the AFM to check.
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Created attachment 302280 [details]
Fix for the AFM file.
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