It may be useful to wait until the Temp_ComplexScripts branch is merged into
trunk to decide how to proceed with CFF. It is possible my client would like
me to take a stab at CFF, so I may be able to add that to my task list.
On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 7:03 PM, Alex Zepeda <zipzi...@sonic.net> wrote:
> Glenn Adams wrote:
>> Actually, many fonts from MSFT, Adobe, and others are starting to take
>> advantage of the OpenType GSUB/GPOS and related advanced typographic tables,
>> even for fonts used with Latin and other Western scripts. Since (generic)
>> support for these mechanisms has been added in the Temp_ComplexScripts
>> branch, it is likely the same mechanisms can be used for CFF that reuse
>> these or similar features, though I haven't investigated it.
> Fair enough. I'm still bummed that Apple's Pages has better OTF support
> than Quark 8. FFS. In any case, I guess the big organizational question
> is: does this all get shoved in the TrueType parsing classes? Or is it time
> to split things up and devise something quick but more robust than file
> extension to differentiate the two?
> - alex