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Re: mathptm + cmex9

Sebastian writes:

> Thomas Esser writes:
>> mathptm currently uses cmex9 which is a pity, because there is no
>> cmex9.pfb in the BSR/AMS set.
>> Since you are preparing a new set of the metrics: do you think that it
>> is a good idea to stop using cmex9 for mathptm?

> does cmex10 scaled down produce identical results in terms of spacing?

I just tested it: Although the CHARHT and CHARDP is the same, CHARWD
differs by as much as 0.3pt.  I'm afraid we can't change it it mathptm
due to the requirement for metrics compatibilitiy, but it shouldn't be
a problem for mathptmx.

Cheers, Ulrik.