[NTG-pdftex] [ pdftex-Bugs-242 ] Assertion failure when including pdf file without embedded fonts

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Dec 6 09:06:59 CET 2004


Hartmut Henkel wrote:

> the ! has been in for long time, so shouldn't it stay there for
> backwards compatibility? Virtually nobody knows about the new !-less
> case as it's documented nowhere, so anybody wanting this no-load feature
> will use the ! sign.

i only know the < and << way to control it (since that was mentioned on the 
list); (actually, nobody should want a no-load since it's asking for problems -)

> And the +-= go in front of the tfm names, not the fontfile names. So +-=
> doesn't collide with the ! anyway.

ah, i see, so ! can indeed stay (although +- as prefix for the pfb/ttf file 
would make make more sense;

btw, i noticed that

   file<file.pfb

fails (it seems that a space is expected after <)

Hans


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