CTAN has a new package: t1infos
ftpmaint at alan.smcvt.edu
Thu Aug 19 21:47:07 CEST 2004
A new package has been installed at tug.ctan.org and should soon make its
way to your favorite mirror.
Thank you for the upload,
The author provides this information:
Two little programs written in C (using the t1lib) for scanning Type 1
a) compute the "black area" of each glyph, with how much percent of
containing the glyph is black.
b) checking if the "extremas" (see Adobe Type 1 specifications) of
the outline are
correct, and tell which one are missing.
A postscript dictionary containing three algorithms for "automatic
(the kerning is computed "on the fly" instead of being pre-computed by
software like TeX, groff or lout; very useful for some PostScript
two of them are quite classical ; one is original and is
The postscript file contains both a demonstration code and the
thus it can be previewed with gv.
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