[tex-live] Re: [Fontforge-devel] Re: UTF8 and (La)TeX backend?
hanwen at xs4all.nl
Tue Jan 4 23:11:08 CET 2005
gww at silcom.com writes:
> > mailing lists. George already has started with three SFNT tables in
> > fontforge:
> > ITLC italic correction
> > TCHL TeX charlist
> > TEXL TeX extension list
> Actually I didn't add tables, I added new feature tags.
> ITLC is a GPOS format 1 feature (allows positioning changes to
> single glyph)
> TCHL is a GSUB format 3 feature (replaces one glyph with one of
> many glyphs)
> TEXL is a GSUB format 2 feature (replaces one glyph with many).
> > Maybe we should add a fourth table to hold the missing bits...
> I'd be happy to add a 'TEX ' table (or something similar) to hold TeX
> font parameters. What should go in it? (I'd rather have a separate
> meaning for each parameter slot than overload them as the tfm file
Hmm. I'd say it should contain all info from the TFM
* metrics (these are entirely unrelated to the extents of the
* 30 spacing parameters
* design size
of course if anything fits elsewhere in the OT font, then it should be
stored in the natural location.
Han-Wen Nienhuys | hanwen at xs4all.nl | http://www.xs4all.nl/~hanwen
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