TL4 thoughts (fwd)
Tue, 18 May 1999 20:21:02 +0100 (BST)
Walter Schmidt writes:
> The problem starts with the CTAN distribution already:
> macros/latex/required/psnfss/ contains a lot of stuff which is
> relevant for use of commercial fonts only.
> IMHO psnfss/ should be restricted primarily to the .sty and
> .fd files for the 35 PostScript standard fonts, including
> mathptm(x).sty and the related virtual fonts.
ok, thats within my remit, so I can just do it quite soon
> One might think about adding some stuff to support the (few)
> other free PostScript fonts (mathpple, Charter, Utopia,
> any more?); doing so would, however, require to add the
> related .tfm and .vf files to lw35nfss.zip, too.
> Not to forget: The whole thing need to be documented,
> in a way which can also be understood by newbies!
thats the hard bit. writing "newbie" documentation is
very hard for me, because PSNFSS is simply part of my flesh and blood