I. IMPORTANT BUG FIXES
Auto-hinter support for Mongolian.
.tar.bz2' packages are replaced with.tar.xz'
The handling of the default character in PCF fonts as introduced
in version 2.10.0 was partially broken, causing premature abortion
of charmap iteration for many fonts.
If `FT_Set_Named_Instance' was called with the same arguments
twice in a row, the function returned an incorrect error code the
Direct rendering using FT_RASTER_FLAG_DIRECT crashed (bug
introduced in version 2.10.0).
Increased precision while computing OpenType font variation
The flattening algorithm of cubic Bezier curves was slightly
changed to make it faster. This can cause very subtle rendering
changes, which aren't noticeable by the eye, however.
The auto-hinter now disables hinting if there are blue zones
defined for a `style' (i.e., a certain combination of a script and
its related typographic features) but the font doesn't contain any
characters needed to set up at least one blue zone.
The `ftmulti' demo program now supports multiple hidden axes with
the same name tag.
ftgrid' got a-k' command line option
to emulate a sequence of keystrokes at start-up.
ftview',ftstring', and `ftgrid' now support screen dumping to a
The bytecode debugger,
ttdebug', now supports variation TrueType fonts; a variation font instance can be selected with the new-d'
command line option.