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Re: `limitations' of OzTeX (was: fontinst with 8y.etx)
- To: Berthold Horn <email@example.com>
- Subject: Re: `limitations' of OzTeX (was: fontinst with 8y.etx)
- From: Timothy Murphy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 17 Jun 1998 23:39:55 +0100 (BST)
- Cc: email@example.com
- In-Reply-To: <199806171730.NAA09880@life.ai.mit.edu> from Berthold Horn at "Jun 17, 98 01:33:32 pm"
- Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Could we agree on terminology please? Can we call mapping numbers to
> numbers (which is what OzTeX does and what VF can do) `REMAPPING'
> and reserve the term `REENCODING' to assigning an encoding, which
> is something that maps numbers to glyphs. The latter being more powerful
> since it can make `unencoded' glyphs accessible.
On the other hand VF is far more "powerful"
since it allows inclusion of arbitrary DVI matter
(eg combination of several glyphs)
and is also recursive.