[Foxet] fonts again

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Apr 4 10:32:45 CEST 2005


Bruce D'Arcus wrote:
> h h extern wrote:
> 
>> [btw, in my opinion fo by design is platform dependent with regards to 
>> fonts]
> 
> 
> What do you mean?  With what consequences?
> 
> If I ever get anywhere with this, my intention is to write XSLTs that 
> make use of FOs fallback mechanisms.  So font-family="'Warnock Pro', 
> serif" and so forth.  My thought is that way I get rich typography using 
> foxet, but it will still compile fine with other FO processors.

the problem is that there is no way to determine what fonts are available on a 
system, so when you use fallbacks, at least you need to tell foxet what platform 
it runs on; btw, rich typography sounds funny in combination with fo, although 
... in foxet you can have hanging punctuation, hz, etc -)



Hans


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