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Re: [cjk] Installation Cyberbit as PostScript font failed

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [cjk] Installation Cyberbit as PostScript font failed
Date: Fri, 02 Jun 2017 06:54:56 +0200 (CEST)

> BTW, i was wondering about the fontforge workflow and the
> recommendation to delete all the *.enc files.

There is simply nothing to `encode'.  The Type1 fonts created by
fontforge are to be used as-is.

> Though the purpose of "cjk/doc/pdfhowto/HOWTO.txt" is geared towards
> pdf (and ones that you can cut and paste non-ascii text from, which
> isn't possible with the dvips and subfonts ), it did work with
> dvips, and (1) it does not involve using fontforge, or actually
> keeping subfonts around, (2) dvips needs the enc file to find the
> ttf to reassemble.

Ah, I forgot that.  So yes, there is another approach (which is
definitely simpler) for dvips – to be ultimately followed by a call to
ghostscript – that doesn't need explicit Type1 subfonts.

> I was also wondering why Werner recommends something from 2006
> https://www.mail-archive.com/address@hidden/msg00107.html . Although
> "cjk/doc/pdfhowto/HOWTO.txt" was written in 2003, I went through it
> again in end of 2013 and early 2014 so it is quite current.

Again, I forgot that, sorry.


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