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From: Javier Bezos <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Sun, 18 Feb 2001 11:51:57 +0100
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> Frank Mittelbach a écrit :
>> is there _anybody else_ who can come up with another reason why one wants to
>> restrict a list of possible encodings (of the same font, or say set of
>> glyphs!) other than some of the actual fonts are not suitable for the target
>> device, eg pdf output?
> well, no. I don't even agree that it's a good reason: make a virtual
> font with the glyphs you want in the required encoding. If the encoding
> was meant for your language, then you can probably enhance the
> typography.

The main problem with VF's is that "_a_ virtual font" is often
wrong. Usually it's "_a hundred_ virtual fonts."