font management simplified (was Re: [OS X TeX] Trump Mediaeval fonts_

Scott Murman smurman at segosha.net
Fri Oct 1 04:08:02 CEST 2004


i think i would consider switching to xetex if it supported pdf output 
directly.  just too convenient a feature to give up.

-SM-

On Sep 30, 2004, at 12:30 PM, William F. Adams wrote:

> On Thursday, September 30, 2004, at 11:36  AM, Scott Murman wrote:
>
>> for the love of all that is good, please someone simplify these font 
>> management problems.  there are probably a handful of people in the 
>> world that truly understand all the nuances.
>
> Well there's XeTeX, as I noted. (and as Jonathan pointed out the URL 
> is http://scripts.sil.org/xetex )
>
> It'll ``just work''.
>
> There are other alternatives, but I think XeTeX is the real, bright 
> shining star for this sort of thing (but I wish there were similar 
> things for other platforms).
>
> William
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