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From Jeremias Maerki <...@jeremias-maerki.ch>
Subject Re: fop 0.93 and use of OTF
Date Wed, 30 May 2007 18:21:44 GMT

On 30.05.2007 15:46:28 Oz wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> Unfortunatelly, my font contains CFF glyphs. Is version 1.0 going to support
> this kind of fonts?

Maybe. FOP is open source. Anything's possible if someone invests the
necessary resources.

> This support will be for pdf and pcl? only for pdf?

It may already work for PCL since PCL can use Java2D for painting text.
But for PDF a little additional work will be necessary.

> Do you have an approximate date of release for version 1.0? 

I'd guess in 2008. http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/faq.html#when

> 
> Thanks in advance
> 
> 
> 
> Jeremias Maerki-2 wrote:
> > 
> > Yes, just substitute ".tff" with ".otf" but please note that OTF fonts
> > with CFF glyphs are still not supported. So there's no guarantee that
> > all OTF fonts will work. You will have to try it out.
> > 
> > On 30.05.2007 09:11:39 Oz wrote:
> >> 
> >> Hi,
> >> 
> >> I've read in the release notes that FOP 0.93 supports the use of otf, but
> >> it
> >> doesn't explain how, or at least I didn't find that explanation. With
> >> ttf, I
> >> obtain the xml with a certain instruction. Which one is the instruction
> >> to
> >> obtain the xml file from an .otf? And should I modify the  fop.xconf in
> >> the
> >> same way I did it for the .ttf?
> >> 
> >> Thanks in advance
> >> -- 
> >> View this message in context:
> >> http://www.nabble.com/fop-0.93-and-use-of-OTF-tf3838627.html#a10868634
> >> Sent from the FOP - Users mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
> > 
> > 
> > Jeremias Maerki


Jeremias Maerki


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