# Re: Bug fix for mathtime.sty version 2 (1995/03/07)

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> Berthold writes:
>
> > By the way, mathtime.dtx/mathtime.ins is obsolete and unsupported,
> > as it says on CTAN.  It is pretty bad stuff, way below the quality of
> > support for MathTime available by using \input lcdlatex under LaTeX 2.09!
> >
> > Although the bug you described may very well be in there also,
> > I'll have to check...
>
> This is a daft situation.  People are likely to upgrade their LaTeX
> and see the CTAN version and (naively) suppose it's the thing they
> should upgrade to.  Shouldn't we just replace the CTAN version with

Unfortunately it is not that simple!
(1) There are people still using the old MathTimes (1.1 and 1.0) fonts.
(2) Y&Y does not support virtual fonts.
(3) The LaTeX2e font team does not officially support MathTime since they
introduced the thirth generation of PS fonts (is this true?)
(4) The inofficially supported mathtime.sty from A. Helmick is
withdrawn?

> Indeed.  MathTime Plus is good news; every home should have a copy (or
> something ;-)
>
> Robin