[OS X TeX] gtamacfonts

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Tue Oct 7 10:51:11 CEST 2008


I am lightly monitoring the discussion (for the first time in a year I  
guess) here because I just released this stuff.
- It is the same distribution
- If you have an improvement, please send it on and I'll make it part  
of the distribution. Any bug report is always welcome even if I do not  
do user support anymore.

I'd be interested in more info about differences between Tiger and  



On Oct 6, 2008, at 8:06 PM, Dr. Clea F. Rees wrote:

> Does anybody know if the substantive contents of gtamacfonts has
> altered or whether the support files etc. are identical to those in
> previous versions?
> I moved my installation of gtamacfonts to texlive/texmf-local when I
> switched to TL which seemed to work fine. I'm just wondering if there
> is anything to be gained by installing the updated version.
> Also, if the Hoefler text ornaments are still unavailable for use in
> LaTeX and anybody is interested, I would be happy to send them copies
> of the support files I created for this purpose on the understanding
> that they are strictly experimental. While I can't imagine them  
> sending
> your hard drive to its death or ordering take-aways behind your  
> back, I
> don't actually know what I'm doing and haven't tested them on any
> machine other than my own. I read somewhere that Hoefler changed
> between Tiger and Leopard. If so, they might not work on Leopard, at
> any rate. You need gtamacfonts installed to use it as all I did was
> create the font definition file for LaTeX and a style file which
> defines a command to access the ornaments. The only documentation is a
> list which maps numbers to ornaments. You use the numbers to access  
> the ornaments using the command defined in the style file.
> - cfr
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