[OS X TeX] mathtime, tetex/TeXLive,macTeX

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Wed Nov 29 06:43:13 EST 2006

Am 29.11.2006 um 11:35 schrieb George Nurser:

> On my desktop system I have teTeX installed, and have found that
> \usepackage{mathtime} gives very nice results. I believed, following
> Jens Noeckel's nice page
> http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~noeckel/Illustrator.html
> that it actually uses the 'belleek' fonts.

If you do not own the original and commercial MathTimes fonts you  
have to use Richard Kinch's belleek fonts:




to make them known in the output stage.

> Now I hear that the TexLive distribution does not 'include the
> mathtime fonts'. Does this mean that \usepackage{mathtime} won't work?

Did you check that? Did you check what this rumour actually means?  
I.e. has it to do with some commercial fonts or with Richard Kinch's  
donation of belleek to the TeX community?

Have you learned to use kpsewhich to check for the existence of four  

> If so, should I simply install teTeX for now, and install TeXLive once
> the dust has settled? Or is there a _simple_ way of adding the
> mathtime fonts?

There *is* a simple way to include another (set of) font(s) to  
TeX ... always.

> Will future versions of TeTeX allow use of \usepackage{mathtime} or  
> are there licensing issues that are causing problems?

There won't be no future version of teTeX, probably.



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