[tex-live] compressing .afm files

Fabrice Popineau Fabrice.Popineau@supelec.fr
Mon, 21 Oct 2002 16:59:59 +0200

* Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.ox.ac.uk> writes:

> What software uses AFM files at runtime these days? Can I compress
> them all as a matter of principle?

texfont.pl by Hans, with  ConTeXt. In principle, it  can be adapted to
uncompress them. However,  as usual, the ones  that are annoying (from
the disk space point of view)  are not the  vast majority of them, but
mainly the cm-super ones (remove them and you will understand).