fop: using fonts
avdyk at debian.org
Fri Oct 14 10:11:40 UTC 2005
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Gordon Haverland wrote:
> First off, you might as well close 300884. There is no sense
> keeping a bug report about me whining about documentation open
> for 200+ days.
I've just upload a package with your readme file.
> This sort of relates to 292656, which is a bit older.
I've created a wrapper script for fop-ttfreader (and a manpage)
> A lot of applications I have here can find the Palatino font which
> I have installed. Fop is not one of them. The time has come
> where I need fop to be able to use Palatino (if it can).
> So, unless you get back to me soon about some already provided
> functionality (I can't find anything), I am going to write a perl
> script to ask defoma for a list of font files, and then for the
> type1 and TrueType fonts in that list (which I expect is all of
> them?), I am going to use TTFReader to build a fop font metrics
> file for each font found, and a "userconfig.xml" file. I would
> imagine such a global config file should be in the system some
> place, but I have no idea where it should go. But, once this is
> done, I'll send you a copy.
If you need an application to convert ttf to xml, then, you can use
fop-ttfreader, otherwise, you can work on your script and I could
integrate it in fop if it's useful.
> Does this sound reasonable/useful? Any input you think might be
Thanks for your work,
: :' :rnaud
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