Re: ttf printing

Subject: Re: ttf printing
From: Tomas Frydrych (
Date: Mon Feb 12 2001 - 01:11:04 CST

> As long as we're sort of just, like, you know, talking about Unix, I
> wonder what the feasibility would be of someday doing the conversion
> on the fly if the admin (or whoever) hadn't pre-generated the files.
> You know, show all the TTFs you can find in the font list, and if
> someone actually uses one, look for the AFM file. If you don't find
> the AFM file, spawn this little utility to make one, in The Right
> Place if you have perms, else in /usr/tmp/ or whatever. (Or does it
> actually require significant human intervention?)

At the moment it does require human intervention, but I am working
on it and will not soon ...


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