On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 10:51 PM, Glenn Adams <gl...@skynav.com> wrote: > Ivan, > This type of question is best put to the FOP User > <fop-us...@xmlgraphics.apache.org> email list rather than the developer > list.
Actually, I was offering (or considering) to give back some of the money FOP saved me (when I self-published my book). I don't think sending my offer to the users' list would be very useful. > In any case, nothing is required of FOP for you to be able to make use > of Garamond Pro and other Adobe fonts, though certain advanced typographic > features may not be supported. However, if you are not familiar with those > advanced features, then that will likely not affect you. For typical western > writing systems, you should have no problem with existing off the shelf > Truetype and Opentype fonts. Hoping you'd be right, I tried to use Adobe Garamond Pro right now and FOP 1.0 responded to me with "OpenType fonts with CFF data are not supported [...]". That leads me to believe that they are indeed not supported. A search on Google did not yield anything useful. If, on the other hand, you are saying that my problem can be resolved on the users' mailing list, I will be happy to give it a try. Or maybe I should instead ask, how much work is to support OpenType fonts with CFF data? > Regards, > Glenn > > On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 3:41 PM, Ivan Ristic <ivan.ris...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >> Glenn, >> >> Thanks for your quick response. I don't know what those things mean, >> so I am afraid I can't be more specific. I was talking purely from a >> end-user perspective, say, being able to purchase Garamond Pro from >> Adobe and plug it in with no trouble. >> >> [BTW, I appreciate the re-send, but I have subscribed to the list and >> will stay subscribed for the duration of this email thread.] >> >> >> On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 9:27 PM, Glenn Adams <gl...@skynav.com> wrote: >> > What do you mean by "fully"? If you are referring to the OpenType GDEF, >> > GSUB, GPOS support, then work is already underway to add that >> > functionality. >> > See the following for further info: >> > http://people.apache.org/~spepping/ >> > http://wiki.apache.org/xmlgraphics-fop/ComplexScripts >> > Regards, >> > Glenn >> > >> > On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 2:08 PM, Ivan Ristic <ivan.ris...@gmail.com> >> > wrote: >> >> >> >> Hi FOP developers, >> >> >> >> Could someone in the know possibly give me an estimate about how much >> >> work is needed to get FOP to fully support OpenType fonts? I >> >> understand that estimates can be tough to work out (and that are often >> >> unreliable), but even having an idea about the needed amount would >> >> help me a great deal. >> >> >> >> If someone came along to sponsor (fund) such development, would that >> >> be acceptable to the group? >> >> >> >> Thanks. >> >> >> >> -- >> >> Ivan Ristić >> > >> > >> >> >> >> -- >> Ivan Ristić > > -- Ivan Ristić