Jeremias Maerki wrote:

> > > And there's still the question if we can produce font metric 
> information
> > > for the target formats (there's PCL and PostScript and..., too) that
> > > result in the desired output.
> > 
> > The idea was to query the renderer for fonts, or get a renderer
> > specific font manager, and use the abstract interface to get
> > mainly character metrics, various other font measures and perhaps
> > font attributes like "sans-serif" or so.
> My idea is still different: Having several font sources and the
> renderers merely announce which font sources they support. That leaves
> to option open for later to enable multiple renderers
> simultaneously.

Yes, this latter idea is closer to my view as well.

Victor Mote

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