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Re: Asana-Math: close but no cigar



Vasile Gaburici wrote:
> No, there actualy is some (unofficial?) MS documentation for MATH
> tables. It has been seen by both George Williams (fontforge) and
> Apostolos Syropoulos (asana).

Ack.  If someone needs the document, ask me offlist.

behdad


> On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 12:29 PM, Dave Crossland <dave lab6 com> wrote:
>> 2008/8/13 Vasile Gaburici <vgaburici gmail com>:
>>> The math script, aka MATH table, is a
>>> MS extension to OpenType. MS has not yet officially submitted any
>>> documentation for these math layout extensions -- and they are quite
>>> extensive -- not even in the draft 1.5/1.6 OpenType spec. Despite
>>> this, it is the de-facto OpenType math standard, and support for it
>>> has appeared in FOSS projects.
>>>
>>> These extensions are implemented only in the Cambria Math font (MS),
>>> and now in Asana Math (FOSS).
>> AIUI, the MATH table in Cambria is developed specifically for Cambria
>> and will not be a 100% fit for other fonts; this is hy MS hasnt done
>> anything about documenting it properly.
>>
>> Dave
>>
>>
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