[lltx] luaotfload update

Patrick Gundlach patrick at gundla.ch
Sun Oct 16 22:47:50 CEST 2011

Am 16.10.2011 um 20:56 schrieb Khaled Hosny:

> On Sun, Oct 16, 2011 at 07:31:39PM +0200, Patrick Gundlach wrote:
>> Hi Khaled,
>> thanks again very much for your work on luaotfload. It's very useful.
>> At least one question remains: are there any changes regarding type1
>> fonts? If they are not supported: do you think that a patch will break
>> the compatibility with Hans' code?
> I think it is fairly isolated, you need to define a type1 reader
> function:
> fonts.formats.pfb = "pfb"
> function fonts.readers.pfb(specification)
>   -- process specification
>   -- load the font and process it
>   -- may be apply an afm file
>   return tfmtable
> end

OK, that's cool. I think I can cook something up. Probably "unstable" at the beginning but better than nothing. I already have font loader for type1 fonts here (without ligatures yet).


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