Bug#421416: [Debian-hebrew-package] Bug#421416: culmus: Please provide TrueType versions also

Tommi Vainikainen thv at iki.fi
Sat Apr 28 20:43:55 UTC 2007

On 2007-04-28T23:14:01+0300, baruch at debian.org wrote:
>> FAQ in culmus upstream homepage tells that people wanting TrueType
>> versions of culmus fonts should convert those with FontForge
>> (previously pfaedit). It would be nice if there would be Debian
>> package providing these fonts converted to TrueType.
> For what purpose do you need the truetype fonts?
> Converting Postscript to Truetype isn't really trivial as far as I know,
> there are various tables that need to be made for truetype which are not
> easily created from postscript font data.

XeTeX supports only TrueType fonts (or otherwise I had some other
problem with my test). Also in my test I just opened currently shipped
Type1 version of Drugulin in FontForge and then saved it as TrueType,
and it worked in my simple XeTeX test.

Tommi Vainikainen

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