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Re: psnfss and lw35nfss

Peter Harmand writes:
 > encoded fonts for typesetting. Is the claim is still valid, that they
 > provide a ligful set of metrics for installations that don't support virtual
 > fonts? In the psnfss-beta distribution (and in the official one on CTAN 
 > since January 96) the 8r-encoded fonts for the standard 35 contain no 
 > ligatures. (Strange, because it seems that they are essentially build by a 
 > \latinfamily command.) Only ptmr's tested.
ok, so i am going mad. i agree they have no ligatures. disaster.
i shall investigate tonight and find out what is going wrong

 > I get checksum complaints from xdvi when using ptmr7t/8t. I deleted all
 > old pk's and renamed the old tfm's and vf's -- but I might have missed
 > something in the first quick test.
i despair of checksums. 

 > Nice to see some dotlessj files in the tools directory. How do I use them? 
 > The 7t/8t/8r/8c metrics don't seem to contain a dotlessj.
read the comments in the .sh file. i considered implementing this as
standard for all fonts, but i got cold feet thinking about checksums
and the like. do people think its vital to get it done?