[Dev-luatex] few font setup related questions

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Apr 24 11:30:00 CEST 2007


Igor Khomyakov wrote:
> This sounds great. Thanks. I guess the True Type font support will 
> be/is similar, correct ?
indeed, the table format are the same
>
> Hans, also could you confirm/disaffirm that the following (workaround) 
> font setup will work w/ utf-8 input, roughly:
>
>     - create multiple small ttf subsets and set them up using std 
> pdftex facilities (i.e. pdftex.map)
ok
>     - create large unicode-encoded virtual font that would refer to 
> the small real subfonts
ok
>     - no additional lua recode is needed as the unicode input would be 
> mapped directly to correct OVF slot by default (is this true?)
indeed
>     - what happens to the unicode characters outside of 65K range ?
you need to map them somehow
>
> Thanks again. Looking forward to the sample.
Hans 

-----------------------------------------------------------------
                                          Hans Hagen | PRAGMA ADE
              Ridderstraat 27 | 8061 GH Hasselt | The Netherlands
     tel: 038 477 53 69 | fax: 038 477 53 74 | www.pragma-ade.com
                                             | www.pragma-pod.nl
-----------------------------------------------------------------



More information about the dev-luatex mailing list