[Dev-luatex] few font setup related questions

Igor Khomyakov igorkh at optonline.net
Tue Apr 24 15:50:56 CEST 2007


Thank you.

On Apr 24, 2007, at 5:30 AM, Hans Hagen wrote:

> 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
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