[tex-live] Bug#433329: Please clarify whether Lucida Bright/Lucida Sans fonts are supported
frank at debian.org
Mon Jul 16 14:31:11 CEST 2007
Richard Atterer <atterer at debian.org> wrote:
> Package: texlive-fonts-recommended
> Version: 2007-10
> Severity: minor
> texlive-fonts-recommended contains the following files related to Lucida
> Bright fonts:
> All this suggests that it is possible to use Lucida Bright under Debian.
> However, I get errors trying to use the font (e.g. typesetting lucfont.tex
> above). After googling for hours, I am still scratching my head - could it
> be that the font is non-free and thus not supported?
Yes - this should probably be fixed by including
| This distribution contains the TeX fonts metrics, virtual
| fonts and LaTeX font definition files for the Lucida
| Bright and Lucida New Math fonts.
| This file set does, however, NOT include:
| * the actual Type 1 fonts (*.pfb, *.pfm, *.afm);
| * LaTeX macro packages to support math typesetting.
> After all, there's no
> trace of any hls* file in any of the TeX packages. Then why are these files
Like some other support files for non-free fonts, they are present in
order to allow those who have bought these fonts to easily use them with
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