[NTG-pdftex] lookup_fontmap bahaviour [Was: [bug] crash at lookup_fontmap]

The Thanh Han The Thanh Han <hanthethanh@myrealbox.com>
Wed, 12 May 2004 19:37:02 +0700

> >I wonder whether we can narrow this criteria to something more strict.
> >For example, we can choose which tfm should be used regard to the
> >following checks (in descending priority):
> >
> >* the tfm has been used (some char from this font has been typeset)
> >* the tfm has been loaded (but not used yet)
> >* the tfm can be loaded (but not loaded yet)
> >* the tfm is present in map files, but cannot be loaded. In this case a
> >  dummy tfm can be loaded instead, and warning should be written
> what is the purpose of that dummy tfm file?

this is for handling font files in embedded pdf files.