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Re: [Pkg-fonts-devel] Unicode Font

On 06/18/2012 10:02 AM, Paul Wise wrote:
On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 3:52 PM, Dirk Hünniger wrote:

The Point is that the LaTeX devolopers won't change it. And I would like to
publish my open source project, which depends on beeing able to use full
unicode in LaTeX. Would it be Ok to include these fonts in the my main
Do you have any more details? Link to discussions about the LaTeX bug,
which project you want to publish?
Essentially the development of the main LaTeX compiler pdflatex, that is used by basically everybody has stopped a few years ago. I recently discussed the unicode issue with the german tex mailing list.


I want to publish the following project:


If you really can't convince LaTeX folks with a patch, then I would
suggest you make your build process depend on the fonts you want to
merge, find the paths of the fonts at build time using fontconfig
(fc-match), automatically create the merged font at build time from
the fonts you want to merge, do whatever you need to do with the
merged font and then do not ship the merged font anywhere.
The merged font is needed at runtime. So it needs to be shipped.
You should also make sure that the resulting font is legal; all the
licenses of the fonts that you are merging should be compatible.

All fonts are licensed under GPL.

Yours Dirk

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