Re: [NTG-context] Script to automatically generate typescripts

2010-06-07 Thread Thomas Floeren
Michael Murphy wrote on Thursday, June 03, 2010 6:52 PM: Please send me bug reports / feature requests if you use it! Thank you for this script. I'm sure I'll have good use of it! I just did a quick test with Myriad Pro, and it works nicely. Some minor suggestions for usability: 1. If

Re: [NTG-context] Script to automatically generate typescripts

2010-06-04 Thread Mojca Miklavec
On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 09:32, luigi scarso wrote: 2) why python ? We have lua in luatex; mkiv has a lot of lua code about fonts. Hmmm ... the guy who spent most of his time in community trying to make python work with ConTeXt is now complaining about the programming language? Come on ... :)

Re: [NTG-context] Script to automatically generate typescripts

2010-06-04 Thread Hans Hagen
On 4-6-2010 10:03, Mojca Miklavec wrote: On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 09:32, luigi scarso wrote: 2) why python ? We have lua in luatex; mkiv has a lot of lua code about fonts. Hmmm ... the guy who spent most of his time in community trying to make python work with ConTeXt is now complaining about

Re: [NTG-context] Script to automatically generate typescripts

2010-06-04 Thread luigi scarso
On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 10:37 AM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: On 4-6-2010 10:03, Mojca Miklavec wrote: Whenever I write something I use the language I master most (even if it's not the most suitable language for that task), so I guess that must be the reason. But if the script proves to be

Re: [NTG-context] Script to automatically generate typescripts

2010-06-04 Thread Vyatcheslav Yatskovsky
I will probably package it as an .exe when I get the option handling done. Would be great for average Windows users ;) -- Best Regards, Vyatcheslav Yatskovsky ___ If your question is of interest to others as

Re: [NTG-context] Script to automatically generate typescripts

2010-06-04 Thread Michael Murphy
On 04/06/2010 10:50, luigi scarso wrote: On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 10:37 AM, Hans Hagenpra...@wxs.nl wrote: On 4-6-2010 10:03, Mojca Miklavec wrote: Whenever I write something I use the language I master most (even if it's not the most suitable language for that task), so I guess that must be

Re: [NTG-context] Script to automatically generate typescripts

2010-06-04 Thread Mojca Miklavec
On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 11:52, Michael Murphy wrote: I'm also starting to think that it might be possible to use otfinfo from the lcdf typetools to get information about a font Just note: you can get an enormous amount of font information with luatex. Mojca

Re: [NTG-context] Script to automatically generate typescripts

2010-06-04 Thread luigi scarso
On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 11:52 AM, Michael Murphy michael.mur...@uni-ulm.de wrote: I will try to get an .exe out in the next few days. I'm also starting to think that it might be possible to use otfinfo from the lcdf typetools to get information about a font, rather than trying to work it out

Re: [NTG-context] Script to automatically generate typescripts

2010-06-04 Thread Mojca Miklavec
On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 11:52, Michael Murphy wrote: As I said, it started out as a private project, but just wanted to see if others found it useful. What about presenting your work at the ConTeXt conference and in MAPS magazine? You'll be able to meet the biggest ConTeXt gurus there, learn a

Re: [NTG-context] Script to automatically generate typescripts

2010-06-04 Thread Hans Hagen
On 4-6-2010 12:21, Mojca Miklavec wrote: We might even have an official discussion on the schedule about typescripts and how to simplify and/or improve them. .. and how those hugs polish font collections spoil any systematic approach -)

Re: [NTG-context] Script to automatically generate typescripts

2010-06-04 Thread Hans Hagen
On 4-6-2010 10:23, luigi scarso wrote: (I hope one day we will end without ruby and perl for mkiv too, if reasonable) . not much perl used in context tools nowadays and not that much ruby either in mkiv related tools Of course perl, ruby. python,put_your_favorite_language_here are all

Re: [NTG-context] Script to automatically generate typescripts

2010-06-04 Thread luigi scarso
On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 12:00 PM, Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.li...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 11:52, Michael Murphy wrote: I'm also starting to think that it might be possible to use otfinfo from the lcdf typetools to get information about a font Just note: you can get an

Re: [NTG-context] Script to automatically generate typescripts

2010-06-04 Thread luigi scarso
On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 12:21 PM, Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.li...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 11:52, Michael Murphy wrote: As I said, it started out as a private project, but just wanted to see if others found it useful. What about presenting your work at the ConTeXt

Re: [NTG-context] Script to automatically generate typescripts

2010-06-04 Thread Khaled Hosny
On Fri, Jun 04, 2010 at 12:29:32PM +0200, luigi scarso wrote: On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 12:21 PM, Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.li...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 11:52, Michael Murphy wrote: As I said, it started out as a private project, but just wanted to see if others found

Re: [NTG-context] Script to automatically generate typescripts

2010-06-04 Thread Vnpenguin
On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 11:52, Michael Murphy michael.mur...@uni-ulm.de wrote: On 04/06/2010 10:50, luigi scarso wrote: On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 10:37 AM, Hans Hagenpra...@wxs.nl  wrote: On 4-6-2010 10:03, Mojca Miklavec wrote: Whenever I write something I use the language I master most (even

Re: [NTG-context] Script to automatically generate typescripts

2010-06-04 Thread Michael Murphy
On 04/06/2010 13:16, Khaled Hosny wrote: On Fri, Jun 04, 2010 at 12:29:32PM +0200, luigi scarso wrote: On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 12:21 PM, Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.li...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 11:52, Michael Murphy wrote: As I said, it started out as a private project,

Re: [NTG-context] Script to automatically generate typescripts

2010-06-04 Thread Mojca Miklavec
On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 18:08, Michael Murphy wrote: On 04/06/2010 12:00, Mojca Miklavec wrote: Just note: you can get an enormous amount of font information with luatex. If you can get so much information out of LuaTeX, why do we need typescripts in the first place? 1.) The typescripts have

Re: [NTG-context] Script to automatically generate typescripts

2010-06-04 Thread Hans Hagen
On 4-6-2010 6:08, Michael Murphy wrote: On 04/06/2010 12:00, Mojca Miklavec wrote: On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 11:52, Michael Murphy wrote: I'm also starting to think that it might be possible to use otfinfo from the lcdf typetools to get information about a font Just note: you can get an

[NTG-context] Script to automatically generate typescripts

2010-06-03 Thread Michael Murphy
Hi all, after spending many hours on a typescript only to accidentally delete it, I thought that there should be a better way to write them. Hence I wrote a python script to do just that. It started out as a private project, but I thought that since it might be useful to others, I'd make it

Re: [NTG-context] Script to automatically generate typescripts

2010-06-03 Thread Vyatcheslav Yatskovsky
Hi, Looks very impressive. A lot of code ) Is it usable under Windows? Never run Python scripts before. Hi all, after spending many hours on a typescript only to accidentally delete it, I thought that there should be a better way to write them. Hence I wrote a python script to do just that.

Re: [NTG-context] Script to automatically generate typescripts

2010-06-03 Thread Michael Murphy
On 03/06/2010 23:33, Vyatcheslav Yatskovsky wrote: Hi, Looks very impressive. A lot of code ) Is it usable under Windows? Never run Python scripts before. Hi all, after spending many hours on a typescript only to accidentally delete it, I thought that there should be a better way to write