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On Fri, 16 Dec 2005, Monika Shah wrote:

>   It might be the case that we have highlighted only one particular 
> glyph everywhere in yesterdays attachment, but actually it is not 
> problem of particular glyph but problem of
> GSUB/GPOS ordering in os/2 option in font info dialog box in fontforge tool.
>   Infact we are trying here to rearrange this order. As far as we 
> know this problem occurs when the vatu and rphf tag's used in 
> devanagri / indian language scripts are mispositioned in the GSUB/ 
> GPOS ordering.
>   Problem do not occur in case of gargi font but problem occurs 
> with FreeSans font in openoffice. Might be problem with particular 
> rendering engine or it might be the case that other rendering 
> engines overlooks this part, But then how gargi works fine in 
> openoffice and FreeSans don't?

This is something I don't understand either. As I don't have the time to
investigate the problem in depth at this moment, I have just issued a bug 
report #15252 so that I don't forget to deal with it. I hope to have some 
more time the next week.

>   Secondly it is Devanagari and not Devnagari.

Thanks.

With kind regards,
Primoz

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Primoz PETERLIN" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "sonali sonania" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Subject: [Freefont-bugs] Re: freetype fonts
> Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 16:26:30 +0100 (CET)
> 
> >
> > Hello Sonania,
> >
> > As I see it, the problem arises with one single glyph, which occurs in all
> > the words you have highlighted in your text. Even though the problem is
> > limited to OpenOffice, it is worth investigating what is so peculiar with
> > this particular glyph and in which way it differs from Gargi (which it
> > shouldn't).
> >
> > As I am illiterate in Devnagari (actually, is it Devnagari or Devanagari?
> > - I encounter both spellings, but would go for the one used by native
> > speakers), you would help me by telling me the name/number of this glyph
> > in Gargi. This way I would find it more easily - otherwise I have to sift
> > through hundreds of glyphs looking for one that visually resembles the one
> > I look for.
> >
> > With kind regards,
> > Primoz
> >
> > >        We have also tested Freesans font in Gedit on Linux and in MS Word
> > > and Notepad on Windows XP, it is working fine. So it might be problem with
> > > openoffice.
> > >
> > >  Regards,
> > > Sonali and Monika
> > >
> > >
> > > On 12/14/05, Primoz PETERLIN <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > >>
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> > >>
> > >> Dear Sonali,
> > >>
> > >> On Wed, 14 Dec 2005, sonali sonania wrote:
> > >>
> > >> >       The padmaa font that you have sent is not downloading, please
> > >> send
> > >> us
> > >> > the merged gargi.ttf and padmaa.ttf font or otherwise if its available
> > >> for
> > >> > download send us the link so we can download.
> > >>
> > >> The file I have sent you before was a compressed SFD file, not a TTF
> > >> file.
> > >> This time I am sending you a TrueType font file with merged Gargi and
> > >> Padmaa. Please let me know if you experience problems opening it.
> > >>
> > >> >        We have subscribed on both of the email lists.
> > >>
> > >> It does not yet show on Savannah, but sometimes it takes some time.
> > >>
> > >> With kind regards,
> > >>
> > >> Primoz
> > >>
> > >> > On 12/14/05, Primoz PETERLIN <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > >> wrote:
> > >> > >
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> > >> > >
> > >> > > Hello,
> > >> > >
> > >> > > On Wed, 14 Dec 2005, Monika Shah wrote:
> > >> > >
> > >> > > > The latest versions of gargi and padmaa(normal) are respectively
> > >> 1.9and
> > >> > > 0.6.
> > >> > > > Kindly find them attached with this mail.
> > >> > >
> > >> > > I have merged them with FreeSans in the CVS repository. Even though
> > >> I
> > >> > > remebered to rename anchor points, I am afraid we lost them in the
> > >> process
> > >> > > - - it looks that FontForge only takes into account the index number
> > >> of an
> > >> > > anchor point rather than its name. I have to report it to George
> > >> Williams.
> > >> > > Otherwise, as far as I was able to test it with Yudit, OpenType
> > >> tables
> > >> in
> > >> > > Gargi seem to have survived the merger. I was not able to test
> > >> Padmaa,
> > >> > > since at least my version of Yudit does not have and Gujarati text
> > >> in
> > >> > > "test".
> > >> > >
> > >> > > I have made some minor changes in Padmaa - in some lines that were
> > >> > > obviously meant to be vertical were, some corner points were off by
> > >> one or
> > >> > > two points. Please find attached SFD file with my changes.
> > >> > >
> > >> > > > We are also interested in accessing CVS repository .
> > >> > > > Our logins are :
> > >> > > > Monika - monika
> > >> > > > Sonali - sonalisonania.
> > >> > >
> > >> > > You were added as new project members. Let me express my warm
> > >> welcome.
> > >> The
> > >> > > project runs two email lists, freefont-announce and freefont-bugs;
> > >> please
> > >> > > consider subscribing to them,
> > >> > > http://savannah.nongnu.org/mail/?group=freefont
> > >> > >
> > >> > > With kind regards,
> > >> > > Primoz
> > >> > >
> > >> > > > > On Mon, 12 Dec 2005, sonali sonania wrote:
> > >> > > > >
> > >> > > > > >       We are interested in maintaining the freetype fonts. We
> > >> can
> > >> > > > > contribute
> > >> > > > > > in devanagari and gujrati scripts fonts like Gargi and Padmaa
> > >> fonts.
> > >> > > > > > Presently we are working on fonts under janabhaaratii
> > >> project(CDAC).
> > >> > > > >
> > >> > > > > I am delighted by the idea. Actually, I have been looking
> > >> already
> > >> at
> > >> > > Gargi
> > >> > > > > and Padmaa fonts already - the versions I have at hand are 1.7
> > >> and
> > >> 0.5
> > >> > > ,
> > >> > > > > respectively - and I believe they would blend very nicely with
> > >> the
> > >> > > > > sans-serif typeface we have.
> > >> > > > >
> > >> > > > > I can see they were done with FontForge, which means we are also
> > >> > > > > compatible tools-wise. If you want CVS access to the repository,
> > >> > > please
> > >> > > > > let me know your usernames on Savannah. If you don't want to
> > >> bother
> > >> > > with
> > >> > > > > CVS, we will surely figure out some other way of getting Gargi
> > >> and
> > >> > > Padmaa
> > >> > > > > into Free UCS outline fonts.
> > >> > > > >
> > >> > > > > With kind regards,
> > >> > > > > Primoz
> > >> > > > >
> > >> > > > > - --
> > >> > > > > Primo� Peterlin,   In�titut za biofiziko, Med. fakulteta,
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> > >> > > > > [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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> > >> Primož Peterlin,   Inštitut za biofiziko, Med. fakulteta, Univerza v
> > >> Ljubljani
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Lipičeva 2, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenija.  [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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