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Re: pdf or ps from emacs syntax highlighted source code

From: Alexey Pustyntsev
Subject: Re: pdf or ps from emacs syntax highlighted source code
Date: Sun, 06 May 2007 13:42:51 +1100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 Emacs/

Peter Dyballa <address@hidden> writes:

> Am 05.05.2007 um 03:33 schrieb Alexey Pustyntsev:
>> Would you please briefly explain to me (or post a decent link where
>> it's been clarified) why printing the non-latin characters is said to
>> be impossible in Emacs without htmlizing the buffer?
> Citing myself from six weeks ago:
> The problem with PostScript is that it usually only supports 8 bit
> encodings. So you can't print Unicode. You can try to find a CID
> keyed PostScript font and with some effort you can print CJK. No such
> font is available for free or public domain. TrueType and OpenType
> fonts have better Unicode support. Modern PostScript can use such
> TrueType fonts, which are quite often free and acceptable quality.
> But I have no idea how to create a mapping from an UTF-8 encoded text
> to a Unicode encoded font in PostScript.
> Another problem is that GNU Emacs' PS print facility does not support
> non-Latin scripts. It actually only supports ISO 8859-1 and it
> reports that characters outside this encoding exist in the region or
> buffer you want to print.
> --
> Greetings
>   Pete

Thank you very much, Pete. I understand the problem now. 


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