Re: Is there a de facto standard Chinese PostScript font name?
On Mon, 19 Mar 2001, rigel wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 20, 2001 at 01:25:51PM +0900, Yasuhiro TAKE wrote:
> > i have some questions about Chinese PostScript situation.
> > Is there a PostScript printer that has Chinese PostScript fonts?
> I'm afraid the answer is no. I assume the Japanese fonts you mentioned
> are all type 0 fonts. Never heard of any Chinese type 0 font. If such thing
> does exist, it must have been used in a very limited fashion, for example
> perhaps only in publishing industry(?).
> It seesm to me that before CID font and the ability of using true type font
> in PostScript, the most common way of printing Chinese is to use type 3
> embedded bitmap font.
Type 3 can embedded scalable font.
Maybe we can convert the public arphicpl font to Type 3, and used it as
de facto chinese ps font.
> Maybe someone else has better knowledge than me.
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