[XeTeX] Finished testing Adobe OpenType Font Folio on the Mac

Adam Twardoch list.adam at twardoch.com
Thu Nov 23 12:33:49 CET 2006

William Adams wrote:
> William
> (who doesn't understand why special OpenType fonts were made for  
> Fractions or Phonetics or Borders)

One of the reasons why this was done so may have been licensing issues 
(for example, somebody else owns the artwork), another may be easier 
conversion of legacy documents. All in all, it doesn't really matter 
much why this was done so. It is compliant with the OpenType 
specification and simply demonstrates that it's possible and allowed to 
make such fonts. Applications should be prepared for these kinds of cases.


Adam Twardoch
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