# [texhax] Greek letters relatively too large

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Fri Mar 14 04:00:00 CET 2014

On 2014-03-13 at 21:56:48 +0000, Karl Berry wrote:

>     times is obsolete
>
> I would not call it obsolete.  It works in that it does what it does:
>
> \renewcommand{\sfdefault}{phv}
> \renewcommand{\rmdefault}{ptm}
> \renewcommand{\ttdefault}{pcr}
>
> If that is what one wants, then it is fine :).

Nobody wants it.  This is the worst combination of incompatible fonts
I've ever seen.  The size of Helvetica doesn't match the size of Times
and Courier doesn't match anything (except Helvetica Hairline, maybe).

> Anyway it should never go away (or change);

As long as the stuff is maintained by Walter Schmidt you can be sure
that it exists forever and will never change.

Regards,
Reinhard

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