Asana-Math: close but no cigar
vgaburici at gmail.com
Wed Aug 13 10:11:32 UTC 2008
No, there actualy is some (unofficial?) MS documentation for MATH
tables. It has been seen by both George Williams (fontforge) and
Apostolos Syropoulos (asana).
On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 12:29 PM, Dave Crossland <dave at lab6.com> wrote:
> 2008/8/13 Vasile Gaburici <vgaburici at 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.
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