On Thu, 2 Jun 2005, Hans Hagen wrote: > Staszek Wawrykiewicz wrote: > > AFM and PFM files are supplied here for the sake of > > completeness only. They are normally not required for use > > with TeX.
> this is not true, you need the afm's when you use them to make graphics > in other progs that will then be used by tex; also, you need them in > order to generate metrics for encodings other than teh shipped ones Hans, I cited readme by Walter and tried to explain: there's no ready tfm metrics for _those_ urw. Existing ones were generated for older, not so nice urw fonts. > > In fact, nobody knows how the *old* mess with tfm, vf etc. fits > > to more *new* urw pfb which are of better quality then the older ones. > > Anyway both distributions cannot be mixed. Not to say about packaging, etc. > > So I introduced "urw35vf" (#3416) which contains all (historical) stuff > > for those using urw fonts directly (.vf, .tfm, .fd, .sty files). > > Everybody has freedom using them from TL. Thomas removed such stuff > > from teTeX as simply garbage. > > he's free to do that but it sounds strange and dangerous to me Why? Anybody is free to make tfm files, as afm files are always available for _that_ set of urw fonts. -- Staszek Wawrykiewicz [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ ntg-context mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context