[tex-live] dvipdfmx in TL2014

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Tue May 20 10:24:45 CEST 2014

Am Tue, 20 May 2014 02:21:49 +0200 schrieb Reinhard Kotucha:
>  > The seac operator is deprecated and a constant source of problem
>  > expecially with xetex
> This simply means that XeTeX doesn't support Type 1 fonts properly, if
> at all.  It's a severe bug if XeTeX complains that a font is using the
> seac operator.

Well xetex (xdvipdfmx) complains only if one tries to use type1
fonts directly (instead of using the "old way" with tfm files) --
something that isn't done often. With "constant source" I didn't
want to express that it is a large problem, only that it pops up
regularly over the past years - ditto the warning of dvipdfmx which
seems to be harmless. 

The xetex bug has been around for many years:

It would be neat if something could be done about it.

Ulrike Fischer 

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