font management simplified (was Re: [OS X TeX] Trump Mediaeval fonts_

Simon Spiegel simon at simifilm.ch
Mon Oct 4 21:25:17 CEST 2004


On 04.10.2004, at 09:28, Maarten Sneep wrote:
>>
>> I'm using Lucida, which matches most text fonts much better (in terms 
>> of weight) than CM. It's a nice and extensive set; for example, it 
>> contains bold math italic which is needed (for vector -- implying 
>> bold -- variables -- implying italic --) for the journals I submit 
>> papers to. However, it's not free.
>
> And given the troubles at Y&Y, it is pretty hard to get the complete 
> set these days :-(
> (See comp.text.tex for a recent discussion). But I agree with Bruno: 
> not free, but Lucida + Lucida New Math is a great combination and a 
> nice & complete alternative to computer modern, that doesn't stand out 
> as much as CM relative to something like Skia.
>
Are you the Marteen from the MacAchaia on arstechnica?
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