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From mehdi houshmand <med1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: AFP Character set naming conventions
Date Wed, 18 May 2011 07:17:19 GMT
Sorry for the late reply, I've posted a patch to resolve this issue.


On 16 May 2011 10:20, Jeremias Maerki <dev@jeremias-maerki.ch> wrote:
> Hi Mehdi
> Looks like a typo to me. See:
> http://www4.infoprintsolutionscompany.com/help/topic/com.ibm.printers.afpproducts/com.ibm.printers.guidetooutput/c5pu3mst49.htm
> "C0" (C - zero) designates a raster character set.
> So, CO (C - O) would be wrong.
> On 16.05.2011 10:40:00 mehdi houshmand wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Prologue:
>> I am investigating an AFP issue, and one of our AFP printers rejected
>> the document with an error in the MCF (Map Coded Font) entry for the
>> character set not being found. Nothing unusual for AFP, however, I
>> hadn't given FOP a fop.xconf, so no custom fonts are being defined.
>> Anyway, after a bit of investigation, and a discussion with a
>> colleague, it became apparent that there could be a typo in the AFP
>> Base 12 fonts.
>> Problem:
>> In the AFP doc, it said the character was called "CON40090", so I
>> checked the AFP naming convention (I'm sure I've seen it in one of the
>> specs, but the link is below). Notice the second character is "O"
>> (letter) not "0" (number) which is contrary to the naming convention.
>> This could be a typo, or it could quite easily be a misinterpretation
>> of the spec on my part, since there are a bazillion different
>> documents on AFP fonts, I could have easily missed something
>> somewhere. The issue, is only with TimesNewRoman in
>> o.a.f.afp.fonts.AFPBase12FontCollection.java, I looked around to see
>> if any other fonts have this same issue and none seem to.
>> Is this a bug? Am I missing something? If it's a bug, I'll happily
>> provide a patch.
>> link: http://www4.infoprintsolutionscompany.com/help/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.printers.afpproducts/com.ibm.printers.guidetooutput/c5pu3mst49.htm
>> Thanks
>> Mehdi
> Jeremias Maerki

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