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Re: Japanese font.

From: Terry ODonnell <odonnell@Adobe.COM>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 1997 11:49:30 -0800
Message-Id: <v03007801af65c42dd33c@[153.32.216.221]>
To: "Rahul Moray(AMK)" <rahul@iucaa.ernet.in>
Cc: www-font@w3.org
Rahul,
I'm afraid that I don't know a complete answer for you -- since I don't
know what encoding you should use - or exactly how you expect to use
the font "on the web"  -- but the only part of the puzzle I can suggest
a solution to is what font tool to use.

The only available tool that I know of -- is FontLab Composer -- from
Pyrus International (www.pyrus.com). It is a Windows-based font
editor and font generation tool -- that allows you to create CID-keyed
fonts. I believe the price is about $799 US. I don't know of anything
else that will do it -- all commercial font developers have proprietary
tools to create CID or TrueType double-byte fonts.

Disclaimer: I help Pyrus on technical issues (as an Adobe developer
support engineer) -- regarding font formats, but have no other interest
in the company!

Terry O'Donnell

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At 1:11 PM +0500 3/27/97, Rahul Moray(AMK) wrote:
>Sirs,
>    I want to implement a japanese font that can be used on the web.
>So please let me know what are the different methods for that. How should
>i go about implementing it, if possible.
>    Waiting for an early reply. Thanking you.
>
>
>Rahul Moray
>Inter-University Center For Astronomy & Astrophysics (IUCAA),
>Ganeshkhind, Pune - 411 007,
>INDIA.
>(E-mail : rahul@iucaa.ernet.in )
Received on Monday, 31 March 1997 14:54:14 GMT

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