Looney Labs Icehouse Mailing list Archive

Re: [Icehouse] New rules for Icehouse

  • From"Daniel W. Johnson" <panoptes@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • DateWed, 19 Oct 2011 15:21:43 -0400
On 2011-10-11 08:04, Elliott C. Evans wrote:
> We actually had a problem with this once at work back in, like,
> 1994 or 95. We'd gone with "Lowest Bidder Printing, Inc." and
> their cheap pirated version of the font we were trying to use
> did not actually contain ligatures. Imagine a 300 page software
> manual with references to "data les" instead of "data files".

I've actually seen a similar problem recently.  I discovered that if I
open a certain PDF file in Adobe Reader on my Mac and copy a chunk of
text, the word "first" pastes as "fi rst".  (The Preview program doesn't
have this problem when I copy from it.)
Daniel W. Johnson
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