[Mac OS X TeX] The new TeX package

Piet van Oostrum piet at cs.uu.nl
Tue Feb 12 10:04:28 CET 2002

>>>>> Adrian Heathcote <adrian.heathcote at philosophy.usyd.edu.au> (AH) writes:

AH> Gerben and All--
AH> The new TeX package seems to be  a real improvement: faster and with less
AH> in the log to indicate trouble. Thanks for all the effort!

AH> Could I ask whether there are any other post script fonts that are loaded
AH> in this distribution (apart from CM, of course). I don't mean the Euler
AH> fontset---but Adobe Garamond, Palatino, etc. When the installer runs there
AH> are lists of fonts that look tantalisingly as if they might be accessible
AH> to TeX. If so---how does one access them?

I would also like to make a plea for the inclusion of the CM-Super font
set. It contains (amongst others) Type 1 fonts for the EC and TC fonts,
which are highle needed in MacOSX where PDF is the preferred output format. 
At least in most european languages. It also contains Type 1 fonts for

If it is not decided to put this in the main TeXlive distribution it could
go in the macosx tree.

I am prepared to try this out first on my own computer.
Piet van Oostrum <piet at cs.uu.nl>
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