[luatex] Why obsolete the fontforge name space?

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Tue Mar 24 14:20:19 CET 2009

Yue Wang wrote:
> Even LuaTeX's API/data structures are a bit different from FontForge's
> internal presentation.
> And it is possible to construct a fontforge like table using FreeType2.

Except for the complete and total showstopper that it will not support
opentype features nor aat features. Please, if you want to continue
along this track, figure out how to some the enormous problem of missing
opentype feature support first.

Unless it can do opentype features (and does so all by itself, without
depending on local system libraries) no external library binding is
acceptable as a replacement for the current code.

Best wishes,

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