[OS X TeX] Fonts

William F. Adams wadams at atlis.com
Fri Mar 26 00:19:49 EST 2004

On Friday, March 26, 2004, at 12:12  AM, Andrew Brown wrote:

> Gloomy indeed, to the extent that I am thinking of buying a PC (so 
> help me) and a copy of 3B2.
> I have to admit, however, that configuring fonts on the industrial 
> system I used to run (Miles 33) was a major and painful undertaking in 
> the early days, so perhaps I should view TeX less as a fiendish 
> torture and more as an opportunity to indulge in a nostalgia trip -- 
> pretty much as one might prefer to rebuild a steam locomotive and lay 
> a track rather than jump in a taxi.

A fitting analogy.

Doing font installation for LaTeX is a bit more difficult 'cause fonts 
in TeX / LaTeX are expected to be more capable than fonts in other 
systems and the user has to fill in what's missing.

That said, w/ Philipp Lehman's wonderful text, it's hard to go wrong.


William Adams, publishing specialist
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