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Re: display vs text faces

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 1996 20:29:59 -0500
Message-Id: <199601270129.UAA14655@ebt-inc.ebt.com>
To: bsittler@mailhost.nmt.edu
Cc: www-font@w3.org
The biggest problem with metafont is that you cannot pull a single
glyph definition out of it, send it across the net, and expect it to
work. For very large fonts, sending individual glyphs will be

On the other hand, if a metafont *server* rasterised the glyph, and
sent back a *bitmap*, the problem goes away.
Received on Friday, 26 January 1996 20:32:15 UTC

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