[tex-live] compressing .afm files

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.ox.ac.uk
20 Oct 2002 22:50:22 +0100

On Sun, 2002-10-20 at 20:09, Karl Berry wrote:

> Anyone who uses emacs will get decompression automatically, and I bet a
> lot of the people who would be interested in the source use emacs.

want to bet? I bet loads of them using Notepad :-}
(or even vi)
> And for people who don't use emacs, is typing zmore/zgrep/etc any harder
> than typing more/grep/etc?

it is if you dont use a command line...

> The need for space seems much more important to me than keeping the
> sources uncompressed.

true. I agree, that should be the next thing to attack when I
need space.
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