[mpeg-OTspec] Proposed update of the 'head' table flags

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Thu May 15 01:22:30 CEST 2014

On 14-05-14 05:20 PM, David Lemon lemon at adobe.com [mpeg-OTspec] wrote:
> The only reason DSIGs persist at all is that some Microsoft products use the
> tables' presence as a flag to indicate a font is OpenType, turning on support
> for layout tables. So actually getting rid of the table would require a change
> in those products. (That does seem like the easier outcome to me. I am
> disappointed with the non-use of the table, but I think that's a lost battle.)

This is the first time I hear this.  Does anyone have more information?


More information about the mpeg-otspec mailing list