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Re: Alternatives to LaTeX
- To: Multiple recipients of list LATEX-L <LATEX-L@RELAY.URZ.UNI-HEIDELBERG.DE>
- Subject: Re: Alternatives to LaTeX
- From: Sebastian Rahtz <s.rahtz@ELSEVIER.CO.UK>
- Date: Wed, 16 Apr 1997 16:20:57 +0100
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> The problem is not doing this, but it does not provide correct math
it depends how i set it up!
> In fact, some TeX versions (like BlueSky Textures) allow
> direct inclusion of PS-fonts, so you do not even need to convert them
> (except for a metric fonts file).
sorry, i think you are confused about fonts and TeX. what do you mean
by `conversion' of PS fonts?
> Getting a translation PS font -> METAFONT might be a partial help, but it
> will not resolve the math fonts issue, which is tied up to the problems of
> kerning, and optical scaling, font families matching, etc.
you can resolved these issues with proper LaTeX styles, encodings,
metrics, and using the right fonts. Seriously, this _isnt_ an issue.
> The sorry thing that there are not many math font families to choose
> from, and one idea of the math encoding project was trying to help changing
if it was one aim of the project, i am really quite surprised!