[tex-live] package sizes

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Tue Jun 8 22:06:41 CEST 2004

On Tue, Jun 08, 2004 at 09:49:34PM +0200, Hans Hagen wrote:
> >
> math and cyrillic i guess
> the idea was that the latin modern would replace plr/csr/aer and part of 
> cm-super, so why miss this opportunity?

well, I agree. but I don't feel competent to say what
exactly needs doing.
> why not play dicatator a bit and announce to throw them out unless it 
> can be proven that it's needed -) 

> btw, since it's scripts doing the automatic mf to pk thing (in case of 
> missing fonts), couldn't those tools just gunzip the files before they are 
> used? kind of what the new kpse library will do 
> Hans 

I seriously doubt that compressing the .mf files save much space

please lets remember that all this compression talk is to
get stuff on a CD for delivery; once its installed its back
to normal.


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