[tex-live] Missing Courier AFMs found

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Tue May 9 12:36:39 CEST 2006

Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:

> � wrote:
>> Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
>>>>     They should be renamed to `ncr*.pfb' and moved to
>>>>     fonts/type1/ibm/courier
>> Is any macro package (or map file?) actually using these fonts, or can
>> they only be accessed with low-level font commands?
> you seen them being used in documents (often in combination with other
> fonts in funny relative scaling)
> nowadays hardly any tex user uses low level font commands; context
> ships with the neccessary code to use those uwr fonts, so i expect
> usage

I don't understand the last conclusion - if context uses URW "courier"
by default, why do you expect that IBM Courier (currently
misnamed/mis-sorted as Adobe Courier) is used?

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX)

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