CTAN update: fontools

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at ctan.org
Thu Jul 30 21:56:28 CEST 2020

Marc Penninga submitted an update to the



Version number: 2020-07-29
License type: gpl2

Summary description: Tools to simplify using fonts (especially TT/OTF ones)

Announcement text:

Changes in autoinst:
- Generated .fd files are better compatible with microtype
- Always convert otf files to pfb
- New command-line option to add a suffix to file and font names of generated pfb fonts
(to help comply with a clause in the Open Font License that forbids redistributing
modified versions under the original name)
- Minor tweaks and bugfixes in the font metadata parsing.

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   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Ina Dau


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