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Re: Bug in fontinst?
- To: Fontinst mailing list <email@example.com>
- Subject: Re: Bug in fontinst?
- From: "Melissa O'Neill" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 29 Sep 1998 21:40:59 -0700
- cc: "Melissa O'Neill" <email@example.com>
- In-Reply-To: <361168F1.BD697AE3@cs.depaul.edu>
>>> `nobody should be using OT1 these days, it's just legacy software'.
... and Rowland replied:
>> Ah... If only this were true. LaTeX uses OT1 encoding by default;
>> [...] We're going to be stuck with most people using OT1 for most
>> things until this situation changes.
... leading Alan to reply
> One day the team will make T1 the default, eventually, perhaps. At
> least the EC fonts are now out...
In free PostScript versions? Although TeX and Metafont provide an
excellent way to produce quality output on non-PostScript devices, a
significant proportion (likely the majority) of TeX users are targeting
PostScript and PDF. Bitmap fonts are evil in this context, by being
Until you can make a good PDF file with the EC fonts, people will continue
to use CM.