[tex-live] troubles with texlive 2007 + mathtime + lucida

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Sat Mar 3 08:50:30 CET 2007

"Martin Schröder" <martin at oneiros.de> writes:

> 2007/3/3, Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org>:
>> But I still think that it would be a mistake to restore them, for all
>> the reasons that I initially proposed removing them, and one more: given
>> that they have been removed in this release, I can't see that it will
>> help anyone at all to restore them in the future.  Anyone troubled by
>> their removal will have already dealt with the issue, so putting them
>> back would just create more trouble.
> The problem with the evolution of lucida's TeX integration over the
> years is that old documents (e.g. from 1996) will either not work
> anymore or silently(!) produce different results now (if they use
> OT1). Neither is acceptable. I understand the desire to introduce new
> features, but not breaking old documents should be a priority.

If not "breaking" old documents is priority, don't upgrade TeXlive.
It is silly to expect no bug fixes whatsoever in fonts and/or styles
that could lead to formatting changes.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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