[tex-live] interfering tfms
norbert at preining.info
Thu Jan 25 05:43:50 CET 2018
> The problem is plain TeX. TeX's \font primitive expects basenames
> of .tfm file as arguments, for instance
Yes of course, but since the tgoth10.tfm of the tgothic package have
never been part of TeX Live I am more than indifferent against this
> Renamed TFM files break existing documents.
Not in this case, because it would have been broken from the very
beginning using the wrong tfms.
> There is no simple solution. If the names of the Japanese .tfm files
> are changed, it might be possible to re-define the \font primitive in
> p[la]tex format files in order to preserve backwards compatibility.
This would break far more documents, than you could imagine, and it
would be break with what is currently in TeX Live.
I will upload a new tgothic package with the posted changes.
PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info
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