[tex-live] [OS X TeX] Looking for hebrew LaTeX fonts

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Sat May 29 14:15:54 CEST 2010

On Sat, May 29, 2010 at 7:53 AM, Robin Fairbairns
<Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> Victor Ivrii <vivrii at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is there any reason for these fonts not to be in TL? Definitely
>> including in TL will not help to those who uses TL2009 leave alone
>> TL2008
> none of hebtex has a coherent licence statement, but when i examined it,
> the impression i got was mostly "nonfree", and i catalogued it ass such.
> nonfree theings don't get into tex live.  in this case, the distribution
> is such a shambles that hebtex isn't even in miktex (that often holds
> things catalogued as non-free).
> robin

Which means that those who want them should get and install them by themselves.

I wonder why hebcal is installed into babel directory while hebtex is
installed into arabtex. Is the some inconsistency?


Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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