[pdftex] TeX as a composition server?

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Sat Oct 23 20:52:24 CEST 2010

On Saturday 23 October 2010 13:17:40 Martin Schröder wrote:
> 2010/10/23 John Culleton <john at wexfordpress.com>:
> > Most forms of TeX deal with a dedicated font library with many
> > choices. Most of them are Type 1. Luatex and Lualatex will go to
> > the standard system font libraries instead and can use TTF and
> > OTF fonts,
> Sorry, but you got that wrong.
> There are four ways:
> - TeX + dvips/dvipdfmx/... (mostly no system libs)
> - pdfTeX -> pdf (no system libs)
> - XeTeX (system libs)
> - LuaTeX (no system libs)
> Best
>    Martin

I am pretty sure there is a macro \luaotfload or similar name that 
allows one to access ttf and otf fonts from the system libraries in a 
luatex run. 

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