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Re: getting gs to see ttf fonts

On Mon, Mar 03, 2008 at 09:47:15PM -0500, H.S. wrote:
> Chris Bannister wrote:
> I have these installed (BTW, the usherbrooke site that you said is not  
> an official site, it is actually a Debian mirror, listed on Debian 
> website):

Oooops, oh ok. Yeah I can see the indic-fonts package:

root@box:~# apt-cache search ttf-indic
ttf-indic-fonts - Metapackage for free Indian language fonts
>> Oh ... can you view the .ps with gv?
> I see in gv exactly what gets printed in the printer ... boxes in place  
> of indic font characters.
> BTW, the document I am trying to print is made in Unicode and my env is  
> en_CA.UTF-8.

Good point. Maybe you need to be in Indian locale mode? YAWSITD[1]

> I will try out your suggestions in the other post. But I am beginning to  
> think this may be due to how gs handles Unicode text, at least in  
> non-latin fonts.

I'd suggest asking on a "i18n" list.

[1] Yet Another Wild Stab In The Dark.


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