[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#568109: xfonts-scalable: Utopia has been Free software for a good amount of time

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Mon Oct 8 00:47:28 UTC 2012

On Sa, 06 Okt 2012, Fabian Greffrath wrote:
> Am Samstag, den 06.10.2012, 22:04 +0200 schrieb Fabian Greffrath:
> > It might not be as easy as it seems. I have once witnessed an argument
> > on some mailing list between TeX and Ghostscript people about who is the
> > right "authority" to host the 35 Postscript core fonts. ;)
> Related: http://tug.org/pipermail/tex-live/2009-May/020936.html

Ah, now I remember the old story ... thanks for digging out that.

Yes, there are problems with that, and AFAIR they have never been resolved.
So I guess the best is to either convince gs people to use proper
handling of font names, or to keep the fonts separate.

Best wishes

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