[lltx] [luaotfload] Footnotes

Will Robertson wspr81 at gmail.com
Tue May 11 06:53:41 CEST 2010

On 11/05/2010, at 2:04 PM, Khaled Hosny wrote:

> That sounds very reasonable, but my knowledge about legacy tex fonts is
> bit limited, right now I just check if there is a tfm file with the same
> name, kpse.find_file(name, "tfm"), and if true I skip font names
> database, is this safe assumption? what about virtual fonts?

I might be wrong but I think that is a safe assumption. E.g., eulervm is a virtual font based on euler, and contains files zeurb*.vf and zeurb*.tfm. To the best of my knowledge all TeX fonts use the .tfm file (TeX font metric) to provide character size/kerning information.

-- Will

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