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180 email (with the same content) from you in the past 4
days. We don't know how to stop this.
> From: Werner Lemberg[SMTP:email@example.com]
> Reply To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Sent: Saturday, January 3, 1998 8:30 PM
> To: Multiple Recipients of
> Subject: Re: short Unicode names?
> On Fri, 2 Jan 1998, Herbert Elbrecht wrote:
> > >> Is there an algorithm how to convert long Unicode names like
> > >> CAPITAL LETTER A WITH ACUTE' into short Adobe-ish names like
> > >>
> > >> With `short' I mean a name not longer than about 32 characters
> and no
> > >> spaces in it.
> > >>
> > >> Or are there already short Unicode names defined? U+00C1 is not
> > >> descriptive...
> > The problem is not with 'LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A WITH ACUTE' being an
> > Adobe standard character - an AdobeGlyphList for backward
> > within existing Adobe fonts is available for all these standard
> > characters.
> > The problem is with all characters outside the Adobe character
> > And that's all additional Unicode characters! Who's to describe? For
> > What for? Will free-style naming really do for these characters - I
> > wonder!
> I'm not really interested in backward compatibility since Adobe names
> inconsistent anyway (cf. `mu' in Macintosh standard encoding vs.
> `mu1' in
> WGL4 as used in Microsoft TrueType fonts). I'm rather interested
> someone has created Adobe-like names already from the Unicode names--
> primary goal is a standardized glyph name database for TeX resp. its
> successor, Omega.
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