[reportlab-users] Notes for large TrueType font users

Tim Roberts reportlab-users@reportlab.com
Tue, 08 Oct 2002 10:20:01 -0700

On Mon, 7 Oct 2002 13:42:19 +0200, Marius Gedminas <marius@codeworks.lt> wrote:
>TrueType font parsing is quite slow at the moment.  For example, it
>takes about 20 seconds to parse a 14 MB font file.

A 14 MB TrueType file?  What languages are you supporting?  Except for two 
OpenType multiple master Japanese fonts at 8 MB, the largest TrueType files I 
have are 500 kB.

- Tim Roberts, timr@probo.com
  Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.