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Re: new CM instances
Laurent Siebenmann writes:
> But only one of them is meta, namely CM. Metal typesetting tradition,
> and my own experience indicate that meta-ness --- the evolution of
> character shape as point size changes (notably for indices) --- is *highly*
excuse me, but that isnt Meta-ness, in my book. Metaness is being able
to generate a new font family by tweaking a top level driver file,
> So in some sense CM is the only *top quality* math system for TeX.
in a useful sense?
> The aim is to produce new instances of CM that match many of the
> existing type 1 prose fonts.
the problem only requires math symbols to be done, then, i assume?
> This would surely be used for books exploiting refreshingly unfamiliar
> type 1 prose fonts, and it would therefore be a *saleable* product.
technically, yes. but as Berthold and Spivak know, making a living
sell high-quality math fonts is a dangerous occupation!