[OS X TeX] Accent bug with times

Bruno Voisin Bruno.Voisin at hmg.inpg.fr
Fri Sep 20 04:38:37 EDT 2002

Le vendredi, 20 sep 2002, à 09:51 Europe/Paris, Ralph Martin a écrit :

> Anyone else seen this apparent bug when using the times package, 
> Texshop, and Gerben Weirda's distribution? Who should I report it to?
>> Typeset the latex file below using tex and Ghostscript (7), rather 
>> than pdftex.
>> In Section 1, note that the accent over the first "a" in Varady's 
>> name comes out in the correct place, over the a. However, in the 
>> References, it is displaced to the left, and not over the a.
>> -----
>> \documentclass[10pt]{article}
>> \usepackage{times}
>> \begin{document}
>> \title{Approximate Congruence Detection}
>> \maketitle
>> \section{Acknowledgements}
>> The authors wish to thank Tam\'as V\'arady.
>> \begin{thebibliography}{00}
>> \small
>> \bibitem{VMC97}
>>   T.~V\'arady,
>>   Reverse engineering.
>> \end{thebibliography}
>> \end{document}

I can think of no other explanation than a bad OT1 metric file 
ptmr7t.tfm, or some bug in dvips. But that remains a mystery to me.

Yes I see the same problem, when I typeset your file in TeX + 
GhostScript mode. This problem disappears with either of the following 

(1) add




(2) suppress




(3) add




Bruno Voisin

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