Sun, 17 Jan 1999 15:12:23 +0000 (GMT)
Rolf Marvin B|e Lindgren writes:
> planning to set up a batch job to set up an obscene amount of PS fonts
> to the new encoding scheme.
not sure why you call it "new" :-} its been around for years.
> anyway, so I thought I'd write a program to do it. but has anybody
> already done this? written _something_ to automate the generation of
> psfonts.map entries?
my tools (CTAN:fonts/psfonts/tools) do all this sort of thing,
- writing map file entries
- running vpl to vf, and pl to tfm
- making .sty files
- adding checksums
the only flaw is that you have to follow my contorted software over
its years of changes. still, the Makefile ought to show how its
used. its largely Perl.
From email@example.com 17 Jan 1999 16:25:31 +0100
From: Rolf Marvin B|e Lindgren <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 17 Jan 1999 16:25:31 +0100
To: Sebastian Rahtz <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: (dvi)PS encoding
[ Sebastian Rahtz
| not sure why you call it "new" :-} its been around for years.
David Gilmour relatively recently lamented that he was still thought of
as the new member of the band, having joined Pink Floyd some thirty
| my tools (CTAN:fonts/psfonts/tools) do all this sort of thing,
so I've got something to do these long winter nights. great!