[XeTeX] Strange Euler Script font behaviour
will at guerilla.net.au
Sat Nov 20 07:26:19 CET 2004
On 20 Nov 2004, at 1:08 AM, Jonathan Kew wrote:
> OK, confession time.... access to characters in TeX legacy fonts using
> TFMs and non-standard encodings is currently rather fragile. (I'm
> amazed to have gotten away with it as far as this!)
I'm a little surprised not to have noticed it yet :)
> So, for right now you could probably solve this if you're prepared to
> create a suitable .enc file and edit psfonts.map to explicitly use
> this. For the longer term, I'm looking at possible ways to make the
> whole process more robust, and perhaps to avoid the need for a full
> 'post' table in the .otf fonts (to simplify the conversion from .pfb),
> or even use the .pfb files directly. This is in a
> research/experimental stage at the moment; no guarantees of exactly
> what I'll be able to achieve.
Okay, I'm having a bit of a play around to see what I can come up with.
One question: what is the difference between
I notice they're not identical.
Anyway, I'm also interested in converting the Base35 postscript fonts
for use in XeTeX, so I might try my hand at that also if I have time.
If the only requirement is to include the post table, I think fontforge
is up to the task.
> Sorry for the brokenness of the current situation!
Not at all :)
Keeps us on our toes.
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