[texhax] Beamer and times

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Wed Oct 16 15:41:33 CEST 2013

On Oct 16, 2013, at 8:47 AM, Philip Taylor wrote:

> I wonder how difficult it would be for the LaTeX team
> to hack \usepackage so that it consulted a canonical
> list of deprecated packages and warned when one was
> being requested ...

I think the best thing to do would be to make a LaTeX 2e compatibility mode out of LaTeX 3 (call it 2.3?) which would only include / access known ``good'' packages.

Seems to me the font-specific packages (which are so problematic) are gradually going away as everyone switches to xetex and luatex.


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications
Sphinx of black quartz, judge my vow.

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