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Re: severe problems with bchr8a.pfb

From: Tom Kacvinsky
Subject: Re: severe problems with bchr8a.pfb
Date: Tue, 6 Jun 2000 20:56:20 -0400 (EDT)

I took a quick look at lcmssb8.pfb.  It also uses seac.  It is not
likely that I'll have a version of the CM fonts which use subrs for
accented glyphs out anytime soon.


On 6 Jun 2000, James H. Cloos Jr. wrote:

> >>>>> "Tom" == Tom Kacvinsky <address@hidden> writes:
> Tom> Do you think it is a problem with the hint interpreter
> Tom> of Freetype, or a problem with the fonts?
> It is not the fonts.  It is type1z's implementation of seac.
> (AFAICT, ft2-b6 uses t1z by default, not the older t1.)
> Another example of fonts which trigger this is B&H's Lucida family of
> fonts.  The use of seac rather than a subroutine and some character-
> specific placement code -- or just full duplication -- is the
> determining factor.
> -JimC

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