[Pkg-fonts-devel] Proposal for Ghostscript fonts (Re: Dropping defoma hints files: current proposed changes)
henrich at debian.or.jp
Thu Jan 14 03:14:43 UTC 2010
On Sun, 10 Jan 2010 19:15:09 +0900
Kenshi Muto <kmuto at debian.org> wrote:
> After my observation, I believe current fontconfig support of
> Ghostscript won't work on (at least) CJK<Chinese, Japanese,
> and Korean> environment.
If we are not able to use Ghostscript in CJK (well, maybe more) environment,
what's wrong with that? Can't I print out files at all? or cannot use TeX?
Sorry, I don't know about Ghostscript so much.
> I summarized current status on Wiki:
> So I'd like to propose 'update-gsfontmap'.
> This command will be provided by ghostscript and simply merge
> /etc/ghostscript/cidfmap.d/* to cidfmap and /etc/ghostscript/fontmap.d/*
> to Fontmap. Normally it is called from postinst/prerm of font package.
> Most font package maintainers don't need to care anything.
> Only CJK font or Type1 font maintainers will use this...and only if
> they want to provide a font to Ghostscript :)
Well, so "J" means me, right? :)
And Which is "Type1" font?
> Any suggestions are welcome. Especially I'd like to know about
> Chinese-Traditional/Simplified and Korean font configuration for
I want to know about it, too. Anyone?
Hideki Yamane henrich @ debian.or.jp/iijmio-mail.jp
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