[Dev-luatex] A few newbie questions

Barry Schwartz chemoelectric at chemoelectric.org
Wed Jan 28 20:54:33 CET 2009


Arthur Reutenauer <arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org> skribis:
>   As a matter of fact, while FreeType 1 came with a few utilities
> demonstrating basic OpenType capabilities, FreeType 2 dropped them
> entirely, and it seems, from browsing the documentation, that there
> there is not even an OpenType-specific API in the latter (whereas there
> is one for BDF, PCF, PFR fonts ...)  I've always wondered about this
> fact, but couldn't find any reason for it.
> 
>   If Werner Lemberg reads the list, maybe he can enlighten us.

There is no real OT support in FreeType2. If you want kerning you'd
better have a kern table. :)



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