[MPEG-OTSPEC] Scheduling Zoom meeting to discuss new proposals and AHG recommendations

Georg Seifert typogeorg at gmail.com
Sun Jul 2 10:15:50 CEST 2023


Pixel based fonts might seem to be obsolete but there are many things that can’t be easily expressed with vectors. So I strongly recommend to keep support for pixels. A very nice example of a commercially color pixel font: https://liebefonts.com/fonts/liebeheide

Georg Seifert

> On 2. Jul 2023, at 00:17, Hin-Tak Leung <htl10 at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> On Saturday, 1 July 2023 at 23:44:23 GMT+8, Chris Lilley <chris at w3.org> wrote:
>> With COLRv1, I now regard that as the sole viable format for chromatic
>> fonts and thus, SVG-in-OT (and the various pixel-based color formats) 
>> are purely legacy.
> Hmm, OT-SVG support was only added to Freetype in 2021. Having just experienced some problems a few weeks ago with it, and sent in the fix myself, I went a bit further and ported the OT-SVG support to freetype-py in the last few days. (I.e. just landed last night, you can draw with OT-SVG color font with python...). 
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