[Dev-luatex] A few newbie questions

Yannis Haralambous yannis.haralambous at telecom-bretagne.eu
Wed Jan 28 20:58:57 CET 2009


And the advantage of using FontForge could also be to have code for  
modifying glyphs and saving them in new fonts...

Le 28 janv. 09 à 20:54, Barry Schwartz a écrit :

> 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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