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Re: japanese fonts: ttf, ghostscript + vflib, XFree 4.0.x

On Fri, Dec 22, 2000 at 02:30:22PM +0100, Mike Fabian wrote:
> John Seebach <> writes:
> > Next question:
> > 
> > Can XFree 4.0.x serve multibyte truetype fonts correctly? I'm
> > currently using 3.3.6 with xfstt, which can't, and the Japanese hack
> > of xfs seemed kind of scary the last time I checked. 
> Yes, works fine with XFree 4.0.x.
> Instead of "freetype" you can also use "xtt". The module "xtt" is
> the stuff from the Japanese X-TT project, which has been included into
> XFree86-4.0.x. "freetype" is from the xfsft project.

Thanks for the info; that's exactly what I wanted to hear.

slowly filling in the japanese-capable gaps in my system,

                        ~   But time went really slowly and simply wouldn't
                        ~   pass. Time doesn't move at all, I thought in
                        ~   irritation. Like a domestic animal, time doesn't
john seebach            ~   move without human beings' strict supervision.   ~   Like a horse or a sheep, time won't move a step
                        ~   without grown-ups' orders. We are a steady state
                        ~   in the stagnation of time.
                        ~   --Oe Kenzaburo, _Nip_the_Buds,_Shoot_the_Kids_

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