Author: Frederic Cambus <email@example.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2020 12:54:12 +0100
Update README: more verbose description, and add placeholders.
1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
diff --git a/README.md b/README.md
@@ -1,9 +1,12 @@
-bdftosfd is a [BDF] to [SFD] converter.
+bdftosfd is a [BDF] to [SFD] converter, allowing to vectorize bitmap
+fonts. It works by converting each pixel of a glyph to a polygon, which
+produces large and unoptimized SFD files which should be post-processed
This is a work in progress, and assumes input fonts are 8x16 for now. It
-was originally created to create OpenType versions of [Spleen], and I'm
+was originally created to create OpenType versions of [Spleen], and I'm
curently working on making it a general purpose converter.
@@ -33,6 +36,10 @@ The options are as follows:
bdftosfd outputs SFD data to **stdout**.
+### Producing OTF and TTF fonts
bdftosfd is released under the BSD 2-Clause license. See `LICENSE` file for
@@ -50,4 +57,5 @@ GitHub: https://github.com/fcambus/bdftosfd