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Re: Chinese texts. (Was: A new ignoramus question about user-installed f
Re: Chinese texts. (Was: A new ignoramus question about user-installed fonts)
Sat, 22 Apr 2023 11:31:19 +0100
On Saturday, 22 April 2023 11:07:08 BST Ralph Corderoy wrote:
> Hi Deri,
> > The problem is probably not ghostscript, current gropdf moans about
> > "too many glyphs" when it can't allocate all used to 8 bit code
> > points. This too will be addressed in the next version of gropdf,
> > which addresses problems of very large fonts with thousands of
> > different glyphs.
> Does this mean ‘troff -Tps | grops’ and GhostScript's ps2pdf(1) will
> allow Oliver to experiment with Chinese texts in the meantime?
> Cheers, Ralph.
Yes, the install-fonts.sh script should have installed the font for grops as
well, but I have not done any tests with grops, I believe it will handle more
than 255 different glyphs in a document.