[XeTeX] xdv2pdf psfonts.map

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Fri May 19 11:16:09 CEST 2006

Am 19.05.2006 um 09:32 schrieb Ralf Stubner:

> TDS 1.1 is by now almost two years old, and, eg, TeX Live 2004  
> implemented it. But I don't
> know what versions are common on Macs.

I think in autumn of 2004 Gerben Wierda introduced an *EXPERIMENTAL*  
TeX i-Package with teTeX 3 (texmf-beta- Since he  
felt that the new *-sys utilities were a bit too much for an average  
Mac user it took about one year until teTeX 3 made it to get a non- 
experimental status.

Still the TeX i-Package offers both: TeX Live 2003 with teTeX2 and  
TeX Live 2004/2005 with teTeX 3.

I think the situation in Mac OS X is not much different that on Linux  
or Solaris with many folks preserving the old. As you showed how easy  
it is to find out programmatically whether the local TeX installation  
is based on TDS 1 (teTeX 2) or on TDS 1.1 (teTeX 3) both worlds can  
be supported in an optimal manner.

The other TeX "distribution" for Mac OS X, MacTeX, a 250 MB disk  
image, started last summer and is mainly a "basic" (i.e. complete)  
installation of the TeX, XeTeX, and cm-super i-Packages + some extra  
applications and other i-Packages, documentation, templates, etc. It  
is TeX Live 2004/2005 with teTeX 3, too.

Mit friedvollen Grüßen


Windows, c'est un peu comme le beaujolais nouveau: à chaque nouvelle  
cuvée on sait que ce sera dégueulasse, mais on en prend quand même,  
par masochisme.

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