Re: [dev] freetype2/fc pain

From: Eric Pruitt <>
Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 20:01:31 -0700

On Mon, Sep 24, 2018 at 09:22:14PM +0600, Eon S. Jeon wrote:
> Hello, Manu.
> Sorry, but merging font is not a good option.
> Each font contains settings like height, padding and hinting
> parameters, which are optimized for its glyphs by designers. So,
> merging fonts (or importing glyphs from other fonts) likely to cause
> character misalignment and hinting problems, especially when merging
> fonts of different languages.

Agreed. I actually tried doing this a few years ago. I had managed to
automate the process to some degree using Fontforge, but I ran into all
kinds of rendering issues that I didn't have the patience to debug.

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