[tex-live] package sizes

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Tue Jun 8 21:33:30 CEST 2004

On Tue, Jun 08, 2004 at 06:43:09PM +0200, Hans Hagen wrote:
> so we should look into what is really used of the fonts (e.g. cmsuper/gb 
> afm files are not used at all i think sincethe encodings are frozen and no 
> afm2tfm is used there; afm files of generic type1 -like the urw fonts- are 
> used) 
> and, are all those design sizes really needed? if lm is set up right, plr, 
> csr, aer can go as well 

what I want to see is cm-super release a subset of itself,
containing files needed to complement lmodern, but I guess
thats not trivial.

> how about all those mf files? and files under source? 

I can't delete bits of peoples packages. it is against the rules.

as for the .mf files, don't lets start that war again :-}


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