[tex-live] Using LM instead of CM

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Jun 5 17:19:36 CEST 2006

Ralf Stubner wrote:
> In which font shape? At least in CM Roman and LM Roman the dollar signs
> have identical outlines.
it's currently an S with some vertical bars; there was some discussion 
about it at eurotex 2005 as well;

anyhow, afaik changing it is not on the agenda now
> In case you where refering to the section sign �. Here the shape in LM
> is an imporvement over CM/EC (though the glyph looks a bit to dark IMO).
> It does have different metrics, though, as one could see from my EC-LM
> example. This does not cause problems when one tries to replace CM by LM
> because the section sign is taken from CMSY, which can't be replaced by
> LM. So there are no changes here.
i must admit that i don't know anything about CM/EC (i.e. the EC part) since i never used it (only aer) and with regards to ConTeXt i never had any much user interest for it either, so we could switch to LM without problems (apart from changes in names and map files in the process) 


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