[NTG-context] some mac fonts do not work correctly

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Wed Jul 24 11:04:17 CEST 2019


On 7/23/2019 8:49 PM, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> Hello Hans,
> 
> we got a bug report that some (proprietary) mac fonts don't work
> correctly. The reason seem to be that the OpenType cmap format used
> by these fonts isn't supported by the fontloader.
> 
> The necessary cmap formats are "platform 0 (Unicode), encoding 1
> (Unicode 1.1(?)), format 12" and maybe as a fallback "platform 1
> (Mac), encoding 0 (Roman), format 0".
> 
> A test would be
> 
> \starttext
> \font\oddfont="Big Caslon Medium" \oddfont A
> \stoptext
what filename ... when i copy ACaslonPro-Regular from a (by now obsolete 
and old) mac it seems to work

Hans

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