It’s quite pathetic to be blogging about something like this on the day of the Christchurch earthquake, but Jonathan Kew, who has kept on the font-changing bug in the Firefox 4 betas after I mentioned it to him, has created a patch that sorts the problem out. Apparently, it applies to old PS1 fonts: Firefox was rejecting the glyph index 31 in these fonts.
Jonathan is a real ally to the type community, and understands the industry’s needs very well. We’re lucky to have a guy like that involved in browser development. Here’s hoping for approval for the patch.
I’ll repeat parts of what we wrote on the Lucire site today: ‘New Zealand Red Cross is accepting donations …
‘Twitter updates can be found at hashtag #eqnz.
‘Google has a Person Finder for those who are looking for people or wish to report they are OK.’