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Re: checksum inconsistencies for virtual postscript fonts on CTAN
- To: Sebastian Rahtz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: checksum inconsistencies for virtual postscript fonts on CTAN
- From: Berthold Horn <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 28 Jul 1998 14:59:42 -0400
- Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
- In-Reply-To: <5586-Tue28Jul1998161122firstname.lastname@example.org>
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At 04:11 PM 7/28/98 +0100, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
>Berthold K.P. Horn writes:
> > Yes, but non of this PS trickery works with ATM or on screen without a
> > PS interpreter :-)
>eh? I process my document using pdfTeX, and view it with Acrobat
>(fast, furious, and free); that uses ATM, thanks very much, doesn't
>it? where does PS come into it? pdftex reads dvips map files, and vf
>files, to play the same games as dvips, but no PS-ing involved.
Hmm, You got me there sort of, I was thinking DVI -> PS -> PDF.
>From what you say, pdfTeX has the same skullduggery of DVIPS's
psfonts.map (e.g. making fake slanted, fake narrowed, fake extended)?
> > Thanks for pointing that out. I can change the names. I guess I was
> > thinking more along the lines of people extracting the text and
> > adding it to their psfonts.map...
>uncool. psfonts.map may be on a read-only medium.
But theses files are all in different directories. Or do you reorganize them
before putting them on CD?