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

Georg Seifert typogeorg at gmail.com
Sun Jul 2 18:13:54 CEST 2023

Or add a Bitmap Paint type to COLRv2?

> On 2. Jul 2023, at 16:11, Dave Crossland <dcrossland at google.com> wrote:
> Seems to me that glyf2 should support bitmaps then.
> On Sun, Jul 2, 2023, 2:15 AM Georg Seifert <typogeorg at gmail.com <mailto:typogeorg at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Hi,
> 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 <https://liebefonts.com/fonts/liebeheide>
> Best
> Georg Seifert
> > On 2. Jul 2023, at 00:17, Hin-Tak Leung <htl10 at users.sourceforge.net <mailto:htl10 at users.sourceforge.net>> wrote:
> > 
> > On Saturday, 1 July 2023 at 23:44:23 GMT+8, Chris Lilley <chris at w3.org <mailto: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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