[tex-k] Re: Again: Patch to make Metapost work with groff.

Olaf Weber olaf at infovore.xs4all.nl
Mon Nov 29 09:08:31 CET 2004

Michail Vidiassov writes:

> Dear Olaf,
> I was glad to see my patch for dmp.c in the recent tetex beta.
> But one part of the patch has been dropped.
> MAXCHARS and Hprime have to be increased, since groff
> goes UNICODE and the total number of chacarcer codes in
> PS font description files already
> IS greater then 256 in the new groff distributions.
> It can be MUCH greater then 256 for multilingual
> Windows TT fonts.

The Hprime part seems to have been dropped.  But as far as I could
tell, an increase of MAXCHARS was not part of the patch you sent.
What are suitable values?

Olaf Weber

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