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Re: BSR CM type 1 arrows, StMaryRd, and RSFS

> Dear friends,
> after switching to type 1 fonts for my TeX installation, I found the
> following issues still unresolved:

> 1) The BSR CM fonts have arrows in the old style. I contacted BSR,
> which sent me to AMS: no answer from AMS.

Someone at AMS _should_ be able to give answer (unless the relevant
people are on holiday right now, or too busy with other projects).

> 2) StMaryRoad and RSFS fonts are not available in type 1 format.

The StMaryRoad font is an independent development of Alan Jeffrey 
and Jeremy Gibbons, which presumably isn't considered part of the 
mainstream distributions.  If there doesn' exist a Type 1 version 
yet, I'm afraid there won't be too many font suppliers interested
in producing one.

The RSFS font is yet another independent development.  I'm not sure 
if a Type 1 version exists, but I believe I have seen a message 
from Berthold Horn on comp.text.tex some time ago on this topic.
Did Y&Y really produce a Type 1 version of RSFS or am I mistaken?

> Have someone a solution to these problems? I warn you: if nobody
> experienced will intervene, I'll do the job myself! No experience
> at all in font design!

Thanks for your offer.  I guess it would be a valuable contribution.
I suppose, however, that doing the job properly doesn't necessarily
require experience in font design, but rather technical knowledge
about conversion of Metafont path descriptions to a Type1 outlines.

Cheers, Ulrik.