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Re: fontinst-1.8

Ulrik Vieth writes:
 > Well, fontinst.sty was supposed to be a symbolic link pointing to
 > ofontinst.sty, but that doesn't seem to work on non-Unix platforms
aha. naughty Unix person

 > The xfntinst stuff is only intended for non-standard expert fonts 
 > such as the URW/Softmaker fonts, in which case the only way to get
 > oldstyle digits is from a real small caps font.
ok, understand now

 > I was just about to put out a new release of fontinst-1.8 anyway,
 > including two versions of mathptm and mathptmx.
got it

 > Should I upload the stuff to UK CTAN or do you want to fetch it
 > from here?  In any case, I think it's time now to replace Alan's
 > really old version.
yes. i'll put on CTAN now myself