From: Werner Donné (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Dec 29 2002 - 05:43:09 PST
Thank you David! I remember having read about this somewhere in the XEP manuals
of version 2, but I can't seem to find it anymore. I've only now discovered that
it is possible to enumerate fonts in the font-family property. It's simply CSS2...
David Tolpin wrote:
>>Unicode characters can be mapped to Type 1 fonts through glyph lists. It seems to me
>>that this is only one part of the problem. The Adobe Glyph List, for example, covers
>>a large range of characters. The available Type 1 fonts typically don't cover that
>>complete list. Latin, Greek and Cyrillic glyphs are often in different fonts. It would
>>therefore be useful to be able to combine several fonts in the Unicode-to-glyph mapping.
>>A simple solution is perhaps to allow alias names to be reused. When an alias name is
>>addressed, all fonts behind it could then be merged. The definition order in the
>>fonts.xml file would be meaningful for resolving overlaps between the fonts.
> multiple font families are working just find for this purpose. Just enumerate
> a set of fonts which cover all of glyphs you need, XEP will switch between them
> when necessary.
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