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Font mapping and virtual fonts in general
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Font mapping and virtual fonts in general
- From: Don Hosek <DHOSEK@HMCVAX.Ac.HMC.Edu>
- Date: 24 Sep 1993 14:04:57 -0800 (PST)
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A few miscellaneous thoughts, largely brought on from reading
Richard Bringhurst and working with "art" typography a bit more.
VFs can be thought of, among other things, as keyboard map files.
As such, they can be considered document-dependent in some cases.
The VF search path for a device driver should begin with the
One of the more useful VF manipulation tools would be an
on-screen VF editor which would allow manually assigning
characters or character combinations to different slots, using
direct manipulation to position accents, affect kerning pairs