Installation sizes (was: Re: How should I deal with packages that require FFI external libraries?

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at
Tue Apr 25 02:34:04 CEST 2023

On 2023-04-24 at 23:30:59 +0100, Peter Flynn wrote:

 > On 24/04/2023 21:48, Karl Berry wrote:
 > [snip]
 > > [...] "more than 500 fonts" seems like a reasonable statement to me,
 > > given that "font" means "typeface family".
 > Thank you all for your contributions, I'll go with that.
 > Of course, someone is bound to come back and say "well, what are
 > they and where is the font sampler?" :-)

The definite answer is

If you select a particular font you get a code-snippet which you can
paste into the preamble of your LaTeX document.


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