[Gs-devel] font map format design problem

mpsuzuki at hiroshima-u.ac.jp mpsuzuki at hiroshima-u.ac.jp
Tue Nov 20 03:27:52 PST 2001


Dear Mr. Melichev,

>>The feature to renaming/aliasing CIDFont resource is
>>also written into same extfont.map?
>>Or, using another map (e.g. cidxfont.map) is better?
>
>IMHO the map for /Font category and the map for /CIDFont category
>should be different map files.
>
>The map for native GS fonts and FAPI-handled fonts were done
>as different files because (1) they have very different format,
>and (2) most likely they are being used exclusively,
>by different sets of users. This solution may be reconsidered someday.

I agree. Then, I can start extfont.map for CIDFont
resource from modification of existing CIDFnmap codes.

Regards,

mpsuzuki




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