[XeTeX] asterism

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Sun Jan 17 12:34:53 CET 2010

On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 11:23:08AM +0100, Benct Philip Jonsson wrote:
> It seems to me it would be easier to just create a font
> containing just a U+2042 character.  I realize there might
> be a license problem, but asterisks don't look that different
> between fonts; it should be possible to find a suitable free
> font to copy and if needed scale the outline from.

I find the "on the fly glyph construction" idea interesting, it can be
used to patch fonts missing certain glyphs than can be easily
constructed from other existing glyphs while maintaining a consistent
look an archival integrity.


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer

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