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Re: psnfss and lw35nfss
> On the other hand I'm rather worried about PostScript-specific info
> getting into the VFs, since they're meant to work with arbitrary print
> engines: TrueType, QuickDraw, ActiveZzzz, etc etc. PSnfss is a bad
> name which we're stuck with...
a bad concept even. i wish it would go away
but Bernard's dotlessj solution doesnt out any special stuff in the
vf file, which is why its the best solution i have seen so far. it
leaves it up to the driver to do the work
> Problem is that the default TeX behaviour is to put a warning in the
> log file but not on the screen, so if you use a missing glyph then you
> get no visible warning---the only way to find it is to check the
it depends on the implementation, doesnt it? it seems to me a failing
in `normal' TeX systems that this isnt flagged as a fatal error
> proofs by eye. At least the black boxes produce a warning at the
> dvi-processing level and produce a very visible `something's gone
> wrong' indicator.
I lean both ways on this. Karl and Jorg want to dump the black boxes,
Alan maintains his original decision was right, what do others think?
On the whole i would side with the dumpers