[tex-k] dvips / odvips merge?

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Sun Feb 8 21:59:58 CET 2004

Thomas Esser wrote:

>How about to merge omega support into dvips (I really mean dvips, not
>odvips)? The latest version of xdvik no longer needs a separate binary
>to support omega. Support for the 16bit fonts can now be enabled/disabled
>at runtime rather than at compile-time.
yes please!!! I have long wanted this since I did the original nasty 
hack about 6 years ago which is what we have today.

one small problem it would solve is putting TeX Live into CVS, which 
does not like symbolic links (as are used in odvips today).

so we can drop oxdvik too? excellent.


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