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Re: sfnt wrapped PostScript CID fonts [was: Sfnt wrapped sbitsupport (
Re: sfnt wrapped PostScript CID fonts [was: Sfnt wrapped sbitsupport (i.e. TrueType without outline)]
Mon, 21 Aug 2000 23:22:39 +0200
> At 7:16 PM -0400 06-08-2000, Tom Kacvinsky wrote:
> >Reading about the sfnt "wrapped" CID fonts, I realized that there is
> >another form of CID fonts out there: Adobe has PostScript CID fonts
> >wrapped in a sfnt resource (this is for the Macintosh)
> >Just, I am wondering: how hard is it for the macfond module to read
> >such a font?
> If there is support for the same format as a flat file, it's dead easy.
> Right now, when I encounter an sfnt resource, I manually select the TT
> driver. But I might as well don't do thet, and let the standard search for
> a compatible driver do its work.
I think it's probably the best thing to do, as it won't require you
to change the "macfond" module each time we change a driver name or
something similar.. :-)