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Re: Adding /dotlessj to Type 1 fonts
I've found a clever way to add the /dotlessj character to
existing Type 1 and Type 5 fonts.
Clever indeed, but unfortunately not useful for a large part of the TeX world.
The reason is that all such `PostScript trickery' manipulations are
*not* device independent. Don't forget that `PostScript' fonts are
actually used on screen, and with non-PS devices on several platforms
(Windows and Mac). And ATM compatible Type 1 fonts are no longer ATM
compatible after you wrap some PS code around them.
Not everything in Tex is done by first converting to PS and then
rasterizing using a PS rassterizer...