[tex-live] Re: UTF8 and (La)TeX backend?
wl at gnu.org
Tue Jan 4 09:09:16 CET 2005
> > Ideally, those OpenType TeX fonts should behave similar to any
> > other OpenType font; this means the loss of italic correction
> > (which isn't available in OpenType fonts), for example, but it
> > assures that the font interface doesn't have to cope with
> > special cases.
> That's not going to work completely, not only do we loose italic
> correction, but also design size. Can't we agree with other parties
> (tetex?) on a standard SFNT table for TeX specific information?
That's an excellent idea, so I'm forwarding this to the relevant
mailing lists. George already has started with three SFNT tables in
ITLC italic correction
TCHL TeX charlist
TEXL TeX extension list
Maybe we should add a fourth table to hold the missing bits...
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