[tex-live] special.map handling
wl at gnu.org
Wed Jun 22 22:34:24 CEST 2005
> They have to get added to http://tug.org/fontname/special.map,
> there's an autoupdate there. I did that. Thanks.
Hmm, now special.map in the TeXLive repository doesn't contain my
entries... I think that something must be screwed up. Please check.
> theoretically most Type 1 fonts used by the CJK package need
> similar entries (these are a few hundred lines). Shall I add
> them too? Given that xdvi, dvips, and pdftex directly use the
> outline fonts it's probably overkill, but...
> I'm not sure I understand. Are these fonts which only exist in
> outline form?
> If so, there's no reason to add them to special.map.
This what I've asked. So I won't do anything further.
> Even if they do exist as bitmaps, would users ever actually
> intentionally want to use them instead of outlines? It doesn't seem
> likely ...
I think so too, but there might be drivers which still can't use PS
fonts and need to call mktexpk.
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