[NTG-context] symb-uni.tex

Alan Stone software.list.1es9s at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 18:06:05 CEST 2008


>this system is ...
>a kind of obsolete mechanism now that we have mkiv

Excuse me my ignorance...

What mkiv feature/mechanism replaces the obsolete one ?

Best,
Alan

On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 5:36 PM, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:

> Alan Stone wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > re: http://source.contextgarden.net/symb-uni.tex
> >
> > What does, for example,
> >
> > "0x2000: Requires UnicodeRegular20" mean in
> > \startsymbolset[Unicode Additional Punctuation] % 0x2000: Requires
> > UnicodeRegular20
> >
> > in the context of
> >
> > \usesymbols[uni]
> > \def\mySymbol{\symbol[Unicode Additional Punctuation][*symbolname*]}
>
> this system is based on big ttf files split into pfb ranges where 20
> indicates a range (so, the font with symbolicname UnicodeRegular might
> have many split fonts)
>
> a kind of obsolete mechanism now that we have mkiv
>
> Hans
>
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