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

Michail Vidiassov master at iaas.msu.ru
Tue Nov 30 09:03:14 CET 2004

On Mon, 29 Nov 2004, Olaf Weber wrote:

> > 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.
> 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?
My Windows 2000 TimesNewRoman and Arial are about 1800 and 1350
glyphs in length.
Thus I increased MAXCHARS (and thus Hprime) 8 fold.
               Sincerely, Michail

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