[luatex] not able to load a PostScript font

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Sun Jul 25 23:52:53 CEST 2010

On Sun, Jul 25, 2010 at 11:45:14PM +0200, Martin Schröder wrote:
> 2010/7/25 Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org>:
> > I don't see an urgent need, Type1 fonts are obsolete anyway.
> But they exist. And I don't think font vendors will upgrade
> Type1-fonts to OpenType for free (if at all). E.g. I don't think I'll
> be able to get an update of my Lucida Bright Type1 fonts from TUG
> anytime soon.

But you can still use them as TFM fonts, nothing changed here. Also the
interaction between fontspec (which is modelled around smart fonts) and
the, dump, Type1 fonts need to be thought about, it might not be that


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

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