[NTG-context] [OT] Was: [Aleph] OpenType-to-TeX and other musings...
dw at trichotomic.net
Mon Dec 19 18:35:56 CET 2005
. . . Just out of curiosity, Hans, does this mean that pdftex will
(in the near future;) natively support OpenType fonts, namely without
having to go through all the TeX font installation trickery?
On Dec 18, 2005, at 6:16 AM, Hans Hagen wrote:
> Idris Samawi Hamid wrote:
>> In the short run, for Aleph's purposes, these declarations and
>> much/most/all of the metainfo can be treated as "suggestions" for
>> the otp designer to consider in implementing things. There is no
>> need to treat them as something "holy".
> in the near future pdftex will provide open type as well as hooks
> for input processing using lua, so you may as well end up rewriting
> your otp's in a more friendly language
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