[OS X TeX] i-Installer Announcements from Gerben Wierda

Rolf Schmolling rolf.schmolling at alumni.TU-Berlin.de
Mon Oct 6 09:23:34 CEST 2008


A question: if I get this right, Gerben is offering a package for the  
TexLive 2008 distribution which would add GTAMac-fonts to this system,  
as long as the proper font-tools are installed?


Rolf Schmolling

Am 06.10.2008 um 04:23 schrieb David Derbes:

>>> Folks,
>> Below are two announcements by Gerben Wierda that appeared on the  
>> Ii2-announce list. Both are of interest to members of this group:
>>>> I have released a special i-Package for TeX Live, "TeX Live Support:
>> GW Extras". This i-Package contains GTAMacFonts and TeXDist:
>> - GTAMacFonts requires the fondu program to work (i-Package
>> available). It will unpack several Apple System fonts and make them
>> usable for TeX. After installation, run "texdoc gtamacfonts" on the
>> command line to get the documentation. These fonts need to be  
>> unpacked
>> on your system for legal reasons, hence they cannot be fully part  
>> of a
>> free TeX distribution. The i-Package installs the (free license)
>> support files (e.g. style files) and then generates the ttf files  
>> from
>> Apple's fonts and puts them in your texmf-local.
>>>> G
>> PS. I am moving to TeX Live 2008 as my default system. This means  
>> that
>> in the future I will probably completely drop any personal TeX
>> distributions for my own use. I have not decided what to do with the

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