[tex-live] compressing .afm files

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Mon, 21 Oct 2002 16:54:31 +0100

On Mon, Oct 21, 2002 at 04:59:59PM +0200, Fabrice Popineau wrote:
> > 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
what does it do?

> 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).

the cm-super .afm files were compressed anyway.... 

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