[tex-live] Include type1 package for Garamond fonts
zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Tue Feb 23 18:26:50 CET 2010
2010/2/23 Martin Schröder <martin at oneiros.de>:
> 2010/2/23 Reinhard Kotucha <reinhard.kotucha at web.de>:
>> > Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
>> > > Someone already asked before. These fonts are modified versions of
>> > > the original URW GaramondNo8 available by getnonfreefonts, but neither
>> > > /FontName was changed, nor the /UniqueID, nor font filenames. This
>> > > will definitely clash with the original fonts.
>> Yes, I contacted Gael Varoquaux and he told me:
>> > The situation with these fonts is that I did them at the request of
>> > a friend, years ago, and then put them on Internet. I have not
>> > modified them at all in all these years, and my knowledge of the
>> > details of LaTeX fonts has dwindled away. By now modifying anything
>> > would require me to relearn how to do it, and I don't have time.
>> Doesn't sound promising.
> The changes to suggest (/UniqueID etc.) are trivial with FontForge.
> Surely that's not the problem?
It can even be done with T1utils and any text editor (or any scripting
language) but I will not do it for non-free fonts. And I do not know
how to select good UniqeID's.
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