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Re: Bug fix for mathtime.sty version 2 (1995/03/07)

Berthold writes:

> By the way, mathtime.dtx/mathtime.ins is obsolete and unsupported, 
> as it says on CTAN.  It is pretty bad stuff, way below the quality of
> support for MathTime available by using \input lcdlatex under LaTeX 2.09!
> Use instead mathtimy.dtx/mathtimy.ins, downloadable from
> http://www.YandY.com under `Downloadables'.  It is a bit better.
> Although the bug you described may very well be in there also, 
> I'll have to check...

This is a daft situation.  People are likely to upgrade their LaTeX
and see the CTAN version and (naively) suppose it's the thing they
should upgrade to.  Shouldn't we just replace the CTAN version with
your working one?

> Also, \boldmath is problematic because it switches back to CM for bold 
> math, which means the glyphs don't match in style, but worse, since CM
> is so thin, the *bold* CM math doesn't look much heavier than the
> *regular* MathTime math - it just looks different...
> MathTime Plus is the way to fix this (see http://www.YandY.com/mathplus.pdf).
> But right now on the TeX side, this is only supported under plain TeX
> and AMS TeX.  LaTeX 2e support is expected towards the end of the year.

Indeed.  MathTime Plus is good news; every home should have a copy (or
something ;-)