[tex-live] Supportfiles for affordable Fontsite fonts - why not on CTAN?

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Thu Mar 18 11:11:09 CET 2010

Hartmut Henkel wrote:

> if you want to know more about the history of the FontSite fonts (and
> there seems to be the original (!) Palatino by Hermann Zapf included),
> these may be of interest:
>    http://www.sanskritweb.net/forgers/#MEGAFONT
>    http://www.sanskritweb.net/forgers/megafont.pdf
>    http://www.sanskritweb.net/forgers/megafont2.pdf
>    http://www.sanskritweb.net/forgers/#FORGERS
>    http://www.sanskritweb.net/forgers/forgers.pdf
> ...the last one tells the difference between Monotype and Linotype :-)

The document makes fascinating reading in its entirety,
Hartmut, and I thank you for drawing it to our attention.
If I were certain that the contents were accurate, I would
describe it as "absolute dynamite"; in your considered
opinion, how accurate is the document and its allegations ?

** Phil.

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