[tex-live] Metafont fonts and X (font server?)

Werner LEMBERG wl at gnu.org
Fri Jun 20 22:07:26 CEST 2008

> > My guess is that the X font machinery doesn't really have all the
> > capabilities needed to support maths layout, so it may not be
> > enought just to get bitmaps.
> If .mf support could be added to freetype, Xorg (and lots of other
> apps) would get it for free as well.

Volunteers are welcomed.

> Of course the problem is adding support for it to freetype.

Indeed :-)  I've absolutely no time for playing around with font
formats not known yet to FreeType.  It takes all my time to fix bugs
in the font format modules already available.


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