[luatex] dump a tfm to a file

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Tue Jun 21 10:57:35 CEST 2011

On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 10:28:37AM +0200, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 09:50, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> >
> > So I don't see a logical reason why one shouldn't be able to
> > generate a large tfm with the informations of more characters (and
> > luatex is generating large "virtual tfm" with metrics information).
> >
> > I want to try out if tex4ht can handle such large, unstandard tfm's
> > or if it has built-in a hard 256 barrier.
> For normal TFM files tex4ht uses more-or-less-manually-generated files
> with mappings between TFM slots and Unicode values. It would be
> *waaaaay* easier to convince tex4ht to use UTF-8 encoding directly (if
> you know how to patch tex4ht). Just having "fat TFM" won't help you at
> all.

Or one can just ditch tex4ht entirely and go with more sane lua based
solution like the amazing x(h)ml export work that Hans is doing (it can
even export xii.tex ;) ).


 Khaled Hosny

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