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Re: BSR CM type 1 arrows, StMaryRd, and RSFS
- To: "Y&Y, Inc." <support@YandY.com>
- Subject: Re: BSR CM type 1 arrows, StMaryRd, and RSFS
- From: Alessio Guglielmi <Alessio.Guglielmi@loria.fr>
- Date: Mon, 9 Mar 1998 17:20:26 +0100
- Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
>The CM fonts freely available under AMS copyright have the revised
>CMSY* and CMBSY10 fonts with the changed delta, and changed
>arrows. At the time that arrangement was made, it was not realized
>that Knuth actually made changes that affected *all* CM fonts.
The fonts I have sport a new delta, but certainly not the new arrows. This
has been confirmed by BSR ...
>Since then, Y&Y has revised their versions of the CMMI* and CMMIB*
>fonts (and added the `missing' `in between' sizes). It's far too
>much work to go and redo all of CM. Fortunately the only serious
>changes are in CMSY* and CMMI*...
Do you have versions of CMSY* with the new arrows? Are they free? Not sure
to understand here.
>The `TeX Pi' font set will include RSFS, BBOLD, WASY2 and St.
>Mary's Road in Type 1 format (but not all sizes). These are all
>rarely used fonts for which there is very little demand. The font
>set isn't quite done yet, which is why it doesn't show up on the
>web page --- but RSFS and BBOLD are finished, some of the
>WASY2 fonts are done and there is work on St. Mary's Road.
>As you can imagine this was not a top priority project for Y&Y...
Can you be more specific on availability, price, times, etc.?