[lltx] Font names database

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Wed Jan 13 18:27:58 CET 2010

On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 03:41:29PM +1030, Will Robertson wrote:
> On 13/01/2010, at 4:39 AM, Khaled Hosny wrote:
> All I know is that XeTeX is fairly forgiving about which fontname is
> used. Looks to me as if fullname, fontname, and names.compatfull would
> be the important (i.e., unique) ones.

Right, I found that it accepts both fullname and names.preffamilyname
(with /B etc.)

> By the way, I've been meaning to ask: does ConTeXt (or, now, your
> script) make it possible to auto-detect italic and bold shapes?

Last time I checked ConTeXt didn't, but I see now it has code to detect
font weight and style, but no idea how it is used. It is on my todo list
however (this one of the reasons I'm working on that names database.)


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer

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