teTeX mod for Mac fonts (was Re: [Mac OS X TeX] Font question)

Troy Goodson Troy_Goodson at mac.com
Mon Nov 5 09:36:56 EST 2001

<x-flowed>At 11:03 AM +0100 11/5/01, Michel Bovani wrote:
>Mac ps1 fonts (like in the font folder) and unix/win .pfb fonts 
>contains the same information, but in case of mac fonts this 
>information stays in the resource fork of the file. what you say is 
>that vi is not able to open the resource fork... tetex needs fonts 
>in pfb format (not mac format).

Why not simply put support for Mac fonts into teTeX?  If all the 
information is in the file, wouldn't it be better if teTeX itself 
knew what to do with it?


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