[NTG-context] A few questions (mostly about fonts)

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Thu Aug 17 00:13:37 CEST 2006


Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> 
>>b) LaTeX has a package for the International Phonetic Alphabet called
>>tipa. Is it possible to use it in ConTeXt? If not, can anybody point
>>me to the relevant manuals that will help me incorporate official IPA
>>fonts (say, the TTF version) in my ConTeXt installation? I'm using the
>>stand-alone Windows distribution, btw.
> 
> It's not there yet, but as far as I can remember someone (probably
> Taco?, I might be wrong) was willing to help incorporating it if one
> of the users would describe what exactly is neeeded and help testing
> it.

Yes that was me. Progress would be made faster if I could keep the 
beta-testers from vapourising right after I receide their agreement
email to test stuff.

> (with XeTeX and a proper OpenType font you would probably get them
> out-of-the-box)

Ricard mentioned this also. Anyway, if you want to spend some time
helping me port the functionality of tipa, drop me a line.

Cheers,
Taco


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