[tex-live] Using LM instead of CM

Ralf Stubner ralf.stubner at physik.uni-erlangen.de
Tue Jun 13 15:46:48 CEST 2006

Zdenek Wagner <wagner at cesnet.cz> writes:

> On Tue, 13 Jun 2006, [ISO-8859-1] Martin Schröder wrote:
>> 2006/6/8, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl>:
>> > Ralf Stubner wrote:
>> > > Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> continues to write:
>> > >> the aer stuff can also go
>> > >
>> > > I don't understand this. The AE fonts are just a bunch of virtual fonts
>> > > to make CM look like (almost) T1 encoded.
>> > >
>> > indeed, but we don't need virtual fonts any more
>> Indeed, but removing them will break old documents. If it aint't
>> broken, don't fix it. :-)
> AE fonts can be mapped to LM fonts. It will reduce the space required for
> all *.pfb and I believe that the result will look nicer. Of course,
> ae*.tfm must be preserved.

The AE fonts are a bunch of TFM and VF only, which are mapped to CM in
the end. There are no special PFB files. Where exactly do you want to
change this to LM?

BTW, the total size of these TFM and VF files is below 600K ...


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