[tex-live] getnonfreefonts

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Wed Apr 13 23:49:26 CEST 2016

Hi Paulo,

    What would be the best way (for TeXLive) to do this:

    A- Placing the fonts in the TeXLive installation

    B- Writing a script that will take care of the font installation after the
    TeXLive install.

If the fonts are available under a free license, upload a new version to
CTAN (with the author's permission, etc., etc. ... good luck) and I will
endeavor to install them in TL.  To the best of my knowledge, all of the
free fonts on CTAN are already in TL.

If the fonts are available only under a nonfree license, patch
getnonfreefonts to support them and send the patch to Reinhard Kotucha.

If you can convince font authors to switch from nonfree to free, that is

(As mentioned before: Antiqua has been in TL, and TL's predecessors,
since the font was first freely released in the 1980s or so.  That's the
only specific font you've mentioned.  So I don't see anything I can do
right now.)


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