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Re: Mathematical typesetting with PostScript Times-Roman fonts

   From: "Nelson H. F. Beebe" <beebe@math.utah.edu>
   Date: Wed, 6 Nov 1996 08:20:45 -0700 (MST)
   Cc: beebe@math.utah.edu, tex-fonts@math.utah.edu (TEX FONTS)
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   >> I have written a book in LaTeX ... used the stylefile times.sty
   >> ... the formulas are still coming out in cmmi12.

   Right, that is because standard PostScript Times-Roman family fonts
   lack the necessary math characters.  This has been remedied in the
   MathTimes package developed by the American Mathematical Society and
   used in many of their journals.  

Minor correction: Actually it is Lucida Bright + Lucida New Math that
AMS uses --- and no, they did not develop it.  Bigelow & Holmes designed
the original versions of Lucida Bright, and Y&Y revised the fonts for use 
with TeX, and turned them into hand hinted ATM compatible Adobe Type 1 format.
This font set -- as well as Lucida Bright Expert which adds bold math
seriffed fixed width, non-connecting handwriting etc. -- is available from 
Y&Y and Blue Sky Research.

   The package is available commercially
   from several TeX vendors (see my home page [address above and below])
   for a list of several.  

Minor correction: MathTime was developed by Michael Spivak 
(at the time of `TeXplorators, Inc' now of `Publish or Perish, Inc.').  
Y&Y turned his fonts into hand hinted ATM compatible Adobe Type 1 format.
These fonts are available only from http://www.YandY.com
and http://www.BlueSky.com.  MathTime Plus - which extends the MathTime 1.1  
font set with bold math, upright Greek, and script faces is available 
exclusively from Y&Y. 

   Unlike TeX, LaTeX, et al, the MathTimes package is NOT freely distributable.

   Nelson H. F. Beebe                  Tel: +1 801 581 5254
   Center for Scientific Computing     FAX: +1 801 581 4148
   Department of Mathematics, 105 JWB  Internet: beebe@math.utah.edu
   University of Utah                  URL: http://www.math.utah.edu/~beebe
   Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA