[NTG-context] Script to automatically generate typescripts

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Jun 4 20:33:27 CEST 2010


On 4-6-2010 6:08, Michael Murphy wrote:
> On 04/06/2010 12:00, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 11:52, Michael Murphy wrote:
>>>
>>> I'm also starting to
>>> think that it might be possible to use otfinfo from the lcdf
>>> typetools to
>>> get information about a font
>>
>> Just note: you can get an enormous amount of font information with
>> luatex.
>>
>
> If you can get so much information out of LuaTeX, why do we need
> typescripts in the first place?

because it's the only watertight way; other approaches use heuristics

it all depends on the situation

Hans

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