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Re: fontinst 1.801 -- still worse
> > b) in our `free' world, dvips cannot grok TrueType fonts; thats
> >probably a far bigger barrier to common use than the metrics
> How is this relevant? I thought we were talking about Type 1 fonts.
> WriteTFM is not restricted to TrueType fonts -- it works for
yes, i was just thinking aloud that the lack of truetype support in
free dvi drivers is a bigger problem than metrics.
Everyone is invited to use the FreeType library! BTW, there already
exists a project called VFlib which can digest a lot of font formats
(including Type 1 and TrueType); some dvi previewers using this
library are also included. For details see