On Tue, 05 Mar 2002, Akira TAGOH wrote:
>>>>>> On 04 Mar 2002 17:51:33 -0600,
>>>>>> "LC" == Lars Clausen <email@example.com> wrote:
> LC> I see why, that is a totally binary font, not just the normal Type1
> LC> binary. Can you send me the diagram you made and a pointer to the
> LC> font? (I don't know how to do Japanese input).
> Sure. you can get:
Truetype font. I just need to coerce a bit of info from FreeType to make
the header (bbox, tt version in particular), then I can dump those as well.
> LC> I'm not sure I get what you're saying here. Locale-specific fonts
> LC> would always have to be embedded, but we can have documents that use
> LC> both local embedded and non-embedded PS standard (13 latin-1) fonts.
> LC> Not sure what you mean by 'compound font'.
> I mean standard font will be used for 7-bit characters like
> ASCII and locale-specific font will be used for special
> 8-bit characters.
I see. It's doable, but we would have to change font in the middle of a
string, and also need to learn the locale-specific font from somewhere
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