the perils of font metrics, continued
(what this means is that the coordinate systems for horizontal and vertical writing orientation are completely offset from each other)
(going to have to figure out what extra magic CJK fonts pull to get this to work, holy shit)
Sunday is never complete without a purple potion.
Tomorrow is Bring Your arrow left right To Work Day!
woohoo! next big milestone to understanding what the fuck goes on with emoji fonts.
The SVGinOT's metrics problems have been fixed! Turns out even though it's technically supported, most if not all SVGinOT renderers don't know what the fuck to do with the viewbox attribute and react to it in really weird ways, meaning you have to strip it out and give it a weird treatment for it to look right without viewbox.
The test build now views in the area it should and works in Firefox.
Hey, Mutant Standard's Discord (discord.gg/N83NchQ) rules have been improved!
The reason for this is it's so easy to not feel safe in an online space when the administration hasn't explicitly said what kinds of things and what groups of people are and aren't okay, so I've put this together with the help of @kiilas to lay out just that.
it shouldn't affect anyone who is already here, it's just to make you all feel more safe. ^w^
I have more to say about fonts sometime soon!
LB: a semi-working initial font test
*acts like I'm doing a silicon valley keynote, keeps saying "incredible performance" over and over*
mutant standard emoji Show more
these are just a few of emoji created by @dzuk as part of mutant standard
monsterpit & many other communities round the fediverse have mutant standard installed
depending on how they were installed, mutant standard shortcodes typically start with :ms_
hey, i made a script to use mutant emoji in any HTML like FontAwesome
put this php in mutant folder and run, it would spew out CSS and HTML; you can put the CSS with emoji folder on web server and use it everywhere like a CDN
@DarckCrystale Thanks for asking, I think I'll be okay on this particular issue, but I have needed a new graphics card for a long time because macOS doesn't like the one I have and it's become really bad with this recent macOS version that I upgraded to last month (that I can't downgrade from because of filesystem incompatibilities) and I haven't asked for help with that even though I probably should have and I probably will shortly xwx