[XeTeX] strange font name

Dalyoung haksan at mac.com
Thu Sep 9 06:03:59 CEST 2004

Dear all,

Recently, I installed XeTeX and it is working well for many Korean 
fonts(true type and otf).
By the way, there are several Korean fonts whose name started #, for 
example, #HeadlineA.dfont. It is Darafork True type font and its real 
name is "#HeadLineA Regular". When I tested it in AAT-info.tex, I got 
error messages. Is there a way to use those font in XeTeX?


\def\fontname{#HeadLineA Regular}
% Some other examples....
%\def\fontname{Apple Chancery}
%\def\fontname{Hoefler Text Italic}
%\def\fontname{Minion MM Roman} % Note that \XeTeXcountglyphs fails 
with this!

\font\testfont="\fontname" at 10pt

error message:
This is XeTeXk, Version 3.14159-2.1-0.85 (Web2C 7.5.2)
  %&-line parsing enabled.
entering extended mode
! Illegal parameter number in definition of \fontname.
<to be read again>
l.1 \def\fontname{#H
                     eadLineA Regular}

Thank you. 
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