[Pkg-fonts-devel] Dealing with AFM files in Defoma scripts

Ludovic Courtès ludovic.courtes at laas.fr
Thu May 24 07:50:08 UTC 2007


ludovic.courtes at laas.fr (Ludovic Courtès) writes:

> I tried to write a Defoma application script for Lout.  Files that need
> to be generated for Lout require actual data from AFM files rather than
> Defoma hints.  For instance, the real AFM `FontName' is needed, rather
> than the `FontName' hint (these happen to differ in some cases, for
> instance for some of the `linux-libertine' fonts).
> Is there a way to achieve this with Defoma itself or should I resort to
> using the `Font::AFM' module?  The latter would introduce a new
> dependency, which I guess would be an issue.

I'd be happy to get a bit of feedback about this.  :-)


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