[tex-k] Re: Possible dvips 5.86 bug

Akira Kakuto kakuto@fsci.fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Sun, 17 Dec 2000 14:45:12 +0900

> As has been discussed lately on comp.text.tex in connection with the
> new tx fonts, it is very likely that dvips 5.86 has a bug in its
> partial font loading mechanism.   With the j option (default in
> teTeX-1.0), the resulting PS files do not print at all on certain
> PS printers.

It has long been known that may not be a bug of dvips,
but may be due to something imperfect type1 font.
5.86d, which uses writet1.c instead of t1part.c,
can do partial downloading of such type1 fonts with some
kinds of defects.
Akira Kakuto <kakuto@fuk.kindai.ac.jp>