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Encoding font question

Encoding font question

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I have in the past re-encoded postscript fonts on the fly into ISO 8859-1 compatible sets with successful results. This let me create a poscript output file that was portable and could transfer to a pc for rendering or to a printer for printing, and display the correct fonts.

I am now tasked with trying to do the same for ISO-8859-5 or CP1251 (cyrillic) character encoding and I am not so lucky with my results. I can post my code examples if asked, but wondering first if anyone reading this has thoughts or tips for trying to encode cyrillic characters?

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