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bug #49061: FT_Attach_File does not recognize Type 1 Multiple Master Metrics files

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Submitted on:  Sun 11 Sep 2016 07:48:14 PM UTC  
Severity:  3 - Normal Item Group:  None
Status:  Postponed Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  Werner LEMBERG <wl> Open/Closed:  Open
Planned Release:  None

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Sun 11 Sep 2016 08:36:28 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Thanks for the report!

MM metric files are not supported yet, correct.  I also don't have plans currently to change that.

Alas, 5004.AFM_Spec.pdf doesn't contain details on .mmm files.  Similarly, https://partners.adobe.com/public/developer/en/font/5178.PFM.pdf doesn't mention Multiple Masters.

Werner LEMBERG <wl>
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Sun 11 Sep 2016 07:48:14 PM UTC, original submission:  

FT_Attach_File() does not recognize the *.mmm file in this (very old) font:

The specs for *.mmm seem to be here:

I’ve noticed this when opening “MoveMe MM” into FontView. FontView checks for the presence of .afm and .mmm metrics files when opening .pfb, and then calls FT_Attach_File() to attach the metrics. However, it looks like FreeType doesn’t recognize the format of .mmm files.

I’m certainly not saying that bugs related to Type 1 Multiple Masters would be worth fixing, but still wanted to file a report in case you’re interested.

— Sascha, -email is unavailable-



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