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Again, should use XLFD

I've said it before, and nobody agreed with me. 

I'll say it again, and nobody will agree with me.

Fonts should be named using XLFD, and translated into actual font file
names just like X does it, using font directories.

All of these ad-hoc font naming schemes are inferior to this approach.
This is proven by the fact that new schemes are being decided/developed
perenially, whereas X has had the same fine method for almost 5 years

I'll never understand why TeX types insist upon re-re-re-inventing

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