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Re: checksum inconsistencies for virtual postscript fonts on CTAN

> The list of fonts with SC/Osf in expert sets as against fonts with
> SC/OsF only should be matched against the list of fonts taken over
> from Linotype as against Adobe fonts or fonts from other sources.

Yes, indeed.  There is a noticeable correlation between suppliers
and categories (FontMM = Adobe Multiple Master, FontMT = Monotype,
FontBE = Berthold, FontLH = Linotype-Hell, FontLP = Linotype-??)

> Linotype seems never to have believed in the expert set (hence, most
> often, no ff ligatures, and other limitations).  It is not likely to
> change.  Linotype has sold itself to Heidelberg-something-or-other,
> and seems to have gone out of the font business altogether.  I don't
> know who pursues license questions.  Linotype used to be the most
> sensitive of all the major houses.

Try  http://www.fonts.de/  They still seem to be active.

$ whois -h whois.ripe.net fonts.de

domain:      fonts.de
descr:       Linotype-Hell AG
descr:       Siemenswall
descr:       D-23107 Kiel
descr:       Germany

Personally, I find it a very queistionable idea to assign the domain
"fonts.de" to any particular supplier, but that's business.

Hope this helps.

Cheers, Ulrik.