[XeTeX] Fonts for (Xe)TeX use

Joachim Trinkwitz jtr at uni-bonn.de
Mon Oct 9 18:11:17 CEST 2006

Am 09.10.2006 um 13:07 schrieb Bruno Voisin:

> Some time ago I posted a list of additional fonts, that I had
> installed gradually on OS X as a result of their mention here or on
> the OS X TeX list. Some of them were bundled with applications (Adobe
> Reader, Adobe Acrobat, Mathematica), and to use them I thought it was
> needed to copy them from the application bundle to the OS X font
> folders (/Library/Font or ~/Library/Font).
>> Adobe Reader fonts
>> ==================
>> MinionPro, MyriadPro, CourierStd, AdobePiStd: Adobe Reader serif,
>> sans serif, monospaced and dingbat fonts
>> Available in OTF format inside the application bundle on OS X
>> I'm unsure whether the AR license allows them to be copied from the
>> application bundle to the general OS font directory (/Library/Fonts/
>> on OS X), in order for them to become available to all other
>> applications;

Regarding legality, Adobe doesn't seem prohibitive to moving and  
using the fonts with other applications on your system; cf. http:// 
where someone cites (in german, sorry) Adobe's customer service  
answering a question concerning the use of Minion and Myriad.


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