on-the-fly font discovery: Specify a directory and FOP finds all the compatible fonts in there without the need for manual font metrics creation. So this is something else.
font aliases: Mapping Arial to Helvetica, for example. Mapping font characteristics is somewhat hardcoded already into FOP, though on a very primitive level only. See FontUtil. On 12.04.2004 14:55:35 Peter B. West wrote: > It seems to me that, at some point, we have to map from this set of > properties to the font characteristics of the renderer in question. > > Is this what you mean by on-the-fly font discovery and font aliases? Jeremias Maerki