[pdftex] TeX as a composition server?
arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org
Sun Oct 24 18:13:08 CEST 2010
> What I meant exactly was that luaotfload builds some kind of library for
> its own purpose on its first run (I'm not sure because I don't use it
> that way). Loading a font by name would be extremely painful otherwise.
> It is not, indeed, a shared library, and probably not a library at all:
> just a mapping from names to files, I suppose.
Oh yes, *that* kind of library... ;-) It's at least a third meaning.
> One thing I'd like to know -- totally off-topic -- is whether luaotfload
> commits to an external file the LuaTeX representation of those fonts
> that have been converted once
You mean the Lua table that represents the font file? ConTeXt does
that, but I have no idea about luaotfload.
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