[texhax] TFM format question

Doug McKenna doug at mathemaesthetics.com
Thu Apr 21 00:33:59 CEST 2011

Karl Berry wrote -

>As for what happens with processing of the current manfnt.tfm ... it
>seems the characters below the |bc| value are silently accepted.
>tftopl.web has a variety of comments saying that all characters should
>lie between bc and ec, but evidently the code is more forgiving.

Maybe.  Unfortunately, I don't recall where I picked up the archive of 
Computer Modern ".tfm" files I was playing with.  I would think it would 
have been CTAN, but it might not have been.  I do recall it being an 
archive/zip/something, though.


Doug McKenna

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