[Fontconfig] fontconfig: Branch 'master'
wl at gnu.org
Sun Mar 23 23:21:53 PDT 2014
> [...] but the complaint isn't about the incompatibiilty of the
> metric. that could say it is a kind of feature request but Tex Gyre
> Termes doesn't support fi ligature. that should be a font issue and
> happens regardless of offering from fontconfig though.
Perhaps a misunderstanding: *Of course* do the TeX Gyre fonts support
the `fi' ligature! However, the glyph itself isn't called `fi' but
`f_i', following the recommendation of the Adobe Glyph List
Using *OpenType* TeX Gyre as a replacement for *Type 1* fonts simply
doesn't work in general. If you want to use it as a replacement for
another OpenType font, the using software must be sophisticated enough
to derive everything in an OpenType-aware manner, this is, deriving
everything from the input character codes. Most programs are too
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