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Re: [gs-devel] Ghostscript/GhostPDL 9.22 Release Candidate 1

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [gs-devel] Ghostscript/GhostPDL 9.22 Release Candidate 1
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:32:34 +0200 (CEST)

>>> LilyPond has option `--bigpdfs` for unifying duplicate fonts in
>>> this method.
>> And your point is what ? That's not what the pdfwrite device is
>> intended for, and we don't claim you can use it to do that.
>> As I said, if you think its that useful, then you can add the
>> switch back in.
> Ken: You are writing to one of the lilypond developers. So "add the
> switch back" is the logical equivalent of "add a fork of ghostscript
> to the lilypond source tree if you need the PDFDontUseFontObjectNum
> option". Was it really your intention to suggest a fork???

He rather meant that we should add a custom version of `'
to lilypond, I guess (or maybe just a custom version of the
`patch_font_XUID' function).


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