Font conversion [Was: [pdftex] TeXtrace!]

rhowlett at rhowlett at
Fri Jun 1 19:21:10 CEST 2001

Quoting Berthold Crysmann <crysmann at>:

> Dear all,
> in order to avoid duplication of effort: I am currently converting
> several fonts from mf to pfb, using the aforementioned textrace.
> So far, I have converted the tipa (without xipa, as they have been
> converted already by Taco Hoekwater) and ecc fonts.
> As far as I have checked, the output is fine when using anti-aliasing.
> Without, char's are still ok, but a bit uneven on screen, due to the
> lack of hinting.
> Conversion of concmath is currently running. Next on my agenda are
> cmbright and concrete.
> Is anyone interested in the fonts in this state? If so, I would upload
> them to CTAN.
> Is there anyone with a decent font editor who would like to autohint
> the
> so far unhinted type1 fonts?
> Cheers,
> Berthold
> --
> Berthold Crysmann
> Deutsches Forschungszentrum Kuenstliche Intelligenz (DFKI) GmbH
> Stuhlsatzenhausweg 3
> D-66123 Saarbrücken

I, for one, am eagerly awaiting the oportunity to be able to use
the extra variety of fonts that this will make available. I'm
sorry that I can't help with the work.

Bob Howlett
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