[tex-live] Missing Ligatures after 'dvips -Ppdf'
karl at freefriends.org
Sun May 24 02:04:51 CEST 2009
in recent texlive with kpfonts v3.02 all ff-Ligatures are missing in the
.ps output when the 'Ppdf' option is used with dvips.
It appears that this is due to character shifting enabled in config.pdf
I confirm the bug and have removed the G from config.pdf. I also wrote
a few words in dvips.texi about disrecommending it.
I doubt any old acrobats for which the workaround was intended are still
in use, and in any case, it seems fundamentally wrong to tinker with the
fonts in this way.
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