[tex-live] Utopia fonts

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Wed Oct 19 01:13:10 CEST 2005

>>>>> "Karl" == Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> writes:

  > As you probably know, there are free Euro fonts too; the best
  > package I found was eurosym by Henrik Theiling, the fonts being
  > named feym*.

Yes, but TL has texmf-dist/fonts/tfm/public/adobeuro/zpeur*.tfm ...

  > Anyway, it's great that you wrote the script.  Looks nice and
  > straightforward.  My only immediate suggestion is to put a brief
  > comment at the top and/or write a simple --help message explaining
  > what it does.  Perhaps then it could go on CTAN in the appropriate
  > directory.

No problem.  It seems that we need something similar for Utopia as
well.  Do you want to put the scripts into TL?

  > Oh, one trivial thing, "echo -e" isn't terribly portable AFAIK.
  > In this case you can easily get the same result with plain echo:
  > echo; echo "Target: ${TYPE1DIR}"

Sure. I'll change it.

  >     Are there other programs than wget and ncftp which can be used
  > in a script?

  > You meant to do the actual retrieval?  Plain ftp is probably more
  > widely available than ncftp, but is probably too much trouble to
  > write the here documents, etc.

Hartmut Henkel told me about a few other programs.  I hope that
everyone has at least one of them.


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