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Re: BDF Considered Harmful?

On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 01:07:56AM -0700, Paul Hardy wrote:
> However, the original BDF version can contain ASCII comments that are
> not preserved in the PCF version.  These comments often contain
> information such as author, copyright, and licensing information.
> With the BDF versions discarded, that information is lost -- there is
> no round-trip conversion from BDF to PCF to BDF.

My first thought: Could BDF be considered a source format for PCF? The 
logical consequence would be to ship BDF in the source package, and to 
convert it to PCF when the font package is built.



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