That is a better question, but one I cannot answer, as I have not looked
into the CFF support issue. Perhaps another DEV would care to respond.

G.

On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 4:03 PM, Ivan Ristic <ivan.ris...@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
>

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