[XeTeX] ttf or otf

Peter Baker psb6m at virginia.edu
Sun Jul 27 14:55:14 CEST 2008

Apostolos Syropoulos wrote:
>> *Much* better to only install one version of the font. Why would you  
>> want to have both installed simultaneously?
> I would add: when the OTF and TTF seem to have the same glyphs and
> the same OpenType features.
> A.S.
If I recall correctly, the TTF version is derived from the OTF version, 
with consequent loss of outline quality; but if you want to use the font 
in OpenOffice you need the TTF version (grrrr). So for many it makes 
sense to install both.

Peter Baker

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