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Re: fontname postfixes
Nicolai Langfeldt writes:
> I have this insane ambition of making xdvik work with t1 fonts with
> minimal font maps and not too complex font decoding code inside xdvi
> either. I dislike psfonts.map of dvips.
why do you dislike it? it seems perverse not to use it
> Maybe some of you (err, is
> tes-fonts just Karl?) can shed some light, come up with ideas.
no its not :-}
> 2. Not found? Is that ending a encoding we know? Yes 8r is a known
> encoding, remove it. We get ptmr.
> 3. Look for ptmr.
> 4. Found ptmr.pfa load and 8r encode it.
my psfonts.map might say that "ptmr8a" can be satisied by loading
what abut extended and slanted fonts?
> The encodings would come from a map file such as this:
> % Ending Encoding file
> 8r 8r.enc
> 8y texnansi.enc
> Is this insane? Does code exist that would let me do this? Ideas?
why not just borrow the code from dvips? that parses config.ps and
reads psfonts.map (and other .map files; many of us work with several
at once, you know)