[NTG-pdftex] Question related to .ttc support

Thanh Han The hanthethanh at gmail.com
Sun Aug 10 15:23:19 CEST 2008

On Sat, Aug 09, 2008 at 05:03:29PM +0100, Philip TAYLOR wrote:
> >how about this: rename (or symlink) the ttc font to ttf, and
> >document this trick in the manual. The way it works is more
> >or less the same, but we don't have to change anything in
> >the sources.
> I can see that renaming would work, but that
> would prevent the .ttc font from working
> in other applications that require and expect
> a .ttc, but wouldn't symbolic linking cause
> a problem in that it would then find /two/
> fonts, one .ttc and one .ttf, the former of
> which it would treat as type-1 and the latter
> as truetype ?!

pdftex would look only for what is specified in map files.
But I do also agree that this causes more confusion than
simply applying the patch.


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