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Re: [Groff] PostScript question

From: Colin Watson
Subject: Re: [Groff] PostScript question
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2004 19:12:45 +0000
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On Fri, Oct 29, 2004 at 04:02:53PM -0500, Alejandro López-Valencia wrote:
> On 29/10/2004 03:21 p.m., Peter Schaffter wrote:
> >I had someone write me saying that when they processed a mom
> >file with groff 1.18.1 for PostScript output, the letters ACEI
> >(both upper and lower) were coming out as ] (i.e. as right square
> >brackets).
> >
> [snip]
> >
> >Can someone explain why the .ps file sent to me has the text
> >in code, while the file I generated shows the text as text?  And
> >why ACEI are coming out as brackets?  Is it a font problem, a gs
> >problem, or a grops problem?
> I would think your bug reporter is using some hacked version of groff 
> either with the Japanese or the Hangul patches; the fact that the output 
> is hex encoded is quite telling.

I'm so close to dropping those patches from Debian altogether. is nearly a year
and a half old now, and I've had no real help from the CJK porters to
get the patch updated for current groff. :-(

Colin Watson                                       address@hidden

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