Re: Lisa Fonts

From: toby <toby_at_email.domain.hidden>
Date: Sat, 07 Apr 2007 19:00:05 -0700

On Apr 7, 6:19 pm, "Rebecca Bettencourt" <beckie..._at_email.domain.hidden> wrote:
> On Apr 7, 10:15 am, Ray Arachelian <r..._at_email.domain.hidden> wrote:
> > Not me, sorry. I'd imagine researching the original Mac's font storage
> > mechanism might help as the Lisa fonts are likely stored in a similar way.
> This is what I've been going on, and so far it has helped decode the
> font metrics (that information is stored exactly identically), but not
> the font bitmap itself.

A Mac FONT resource 'strike' is an *uncompressed* bitmap with each glyph packed left to right, so that could be a dead end.

However, you might look for signs of the simple RLE PackBits algorithm (which was in the first Mac ROM, not sure if the Lisa system software used it).

> ...

--~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "LisaList" group. To post to this group, send email to lisalist_at_email.domain.hidden To unsubscribe from this group, send email to lisalist-unsubscribe_at_email.domain.hidden For more options, visit this group at -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---

. Received on 2015-07-15 16:37:14

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : 2020-01-13 12:15:15 EST