Re: Vista Fonts

From: John Hudson (
Date: Sat Mar 17 2007 - 13:36:05 CST

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    Philippe Verdy wrote:

    > Are you sure that these fonts were extended like this? Isn't it the
    > inclusion of "Segoe UI" as a new core font preferred for Vista that provides
    > these fallbacks (at least for sans-serif fonts like Arial)?

    The Windows core fonts were also extended. In addition to filling out Unicode block
    support for Cyrillic, Latin extended, etc. the updated core fonts also implement OpenType
    GPOS mark positioning for combining marks, including both mark-to-base and mark-to-mark.

    John Hudson

    Tiro Typeworks
    Vancouver, BC
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