Specifying virtual fonts in XML for handling variant characters

James Tauber jtauber at jtauber.com
Tue Nov 3 18:10:31 GMT 1998

-----Original Message-----
From: Rick Jelliffe <ricko at allette.com.au>

>Has anyone come up with a solution for specifying virtual ("synthetic")
>fonts in XML?
>I need more than just saying "Latin block uses font x, greek block uses
>y", I need to be able to say "This character should use font x, that
>character should use font y".

I actually need this for FOP[1]. FOP is taking in Unicode but outputting PDF
using Type 1 fonts with AdobeStandardEncoding.


[1] http://www.jtauber.com/fop/

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