[tex-live] Missing Ligatures after 'dvips -Ppdf'

Uwe Siart uwe.siart at tum.de
Sun May 24 08:08:48 CEST 2009

karl at freefriends.org (Karl Berry) writes:

> I confirm the bug and have removed the G from config.pdf. I also wrote
> a few words in dvips.texi about disrecommending it.
> I doubt any old acrobats for which the workaround was intended are
> still in use, and in any case, it seems fundamentally wrong to tinker
> with the fonts in this way.

I fully agree. Even if there was such old software in use somewhere in
the universe one should trade the number of cases where the absence of G
gives trouble off against the number of cases where G would make waves
in future.


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