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