[tex-live] Missing Courier AFMs found

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Tue May 9 00:22:46 CEST 2006

>>>>> "Frank" == Frank Küster <frank at kuesterei.ch> writes:

  > That doesn't sound good:

  > ,---- | You are hereby granted permission under the terms of the
  > IBM/MIT X Consortium | Courier Typefont agreement to execute,
  > reproduce, distribute, display, market, | sell and otherwise
  > transfer copies of the IBM Courier font to third parties.  `----

  > This does not allow modification, not even with some requirements
  > with name/identifier changes.

I even doubt that someone really wants to use these fonts.  Typewriter
fonts are good for nothing else but typesetting computer programs.

But in IBM Courier you cannot distinguish between /quoteleft and
/quoteright at normal sizes (10pt...12pt).  This makes it useless. 

See: http://ms25.ath.cx/courier.pdf


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