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# Simple Ⅹ✕Ⅹ Mobile Icons: A ten-by-ten icon font especially for mobile devices.

This project is an attempt to replace Nerd Fonts in [SXMO](https://sxmo.org) **and** make the icons work better on different devices.

See https://todo.sr.ht/~mil/sxmo-tickets/426#event-134061 for more context and rationale.

Each icon is created by a text file, to ease contribution and consistency. Each character represents a different vector shape to be filled in that block.

![A rendering of some of the icons](https://zachdecook.com/sxmo-icons.png)

## Tasks that still need to be completed

* Create all of the icons that we use (see sxmo_hook_icons.sh and sxmo_hook_statusbar.sh).
* Reduce amount of layers created in font (for efficiency and to fix a rendering error).
* Render the font in the statusbar
* Render the font in the menu

## Dependencies

* [txt2sfn](https://git.sr.ht/~earboxer/txt2sfn)
	* `txt2asc` parses the text format and creates a scalable-font2 asc file.
	* "subglyphs.h" defines all the vector shapes represented by different ascii characters.
* [scalable-font2](https://gitlab.com/bztsrc/scalable-font2)
	* `sfnedit` can be used to preview the font.
	* `sfnconv` is needed to convert the asc file into sfn.
	* sfn file can be rendered by functions in "ssfn.h".