[texhax] Minimizing the Minimalist Scheme

Donald Arseneau asnd at triumf.ca
Sun Oct 21 12:35:46 CEST 2007

karl at freefriends.org (Karl Berry) writes:

>     Now, I am a minimalist ... to an extreme!
> I guess so!

I don't believe it though.  

I remember having TeX, editor, and documents on one 300k floppy;
the cm fonts (pk) and dvi viewer on a second 300k floppy.

> I expect most of the disk space is consumed with the pfb files; if you
> truly never use the fonts, you could remove those and be no worse off.

pfb for latin modern etc, or pk for em (rather than cm).

Donald Arseneau                          asnd at triumf.ca

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