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Re: [Freebangfont-devel] ps/pdf files with different fonts + bspeller

From: Anirban Mitra
Subject: Re: [Freebangfont-devel] ps/pdf files with different fonts + bspeller
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2002 07:30:50 +0000 (GMT)

Taneem wrote:
> So does this mean that the more number of glyphs a font has, the 
> bigger the ps/pdf file size will be? Because to make a font look
> nicer  one would want to add more glyphs for ligatures instead of
> complex OpenType rules... Has anyone come up with a middle point?
 Making yuktakshars as composite of basic forms is an efficient way
of making small fonts. For example, mukti contains more yuktakshar
than ani but is much smaller. Because in mukti conjuncts are formed
by composite glyphs (mostly) so it take less space.

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