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Re: ps2pk vs. gsftopk
Thierry Bouche writes:
> > the end is in sight! URW have given Peter Deutsch *real* Type1
> > versions of the standard fonts to distribute with
> > GhostScript. excellent news.
> Will they be SWA (set width adobe)?
> [BTW comparing unmr8a.afm and ptmr8a.afm shows they are except for
yes, basically i gather the widths are the same but the kerning is not
> Also, the status of the acrobat reader fonts is not clear to me: if you
> install it under any flavour of unix you get
> Times/Helvetica/Courier/ZapfDingbats in pfa format: as they
> are meant to preview documents, why shouldn't you be
> allowed to install them in X or gs or the TeX utilities?
quite. i do. god knows what the legalitiees are!
> also, using the adobe `generic' MM fonts AdobeSansMM/AdobeSerifMM you
> could fake any missing font on your system once you know how to handle
> MM fonts and you have the appropriate .pss code. It could enhance
thats a big if. it means duplicating the abilities of ATM!