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CTAN sub­mis­sion – URW PostScript Base35 fonts

Date: April 12, 2003 8:13:47 PM CEST
On Sat, 12 Apr 2003, Wal­ter Sch­midt wrote: > I have up­loaded the file base35.tgz to the /in­com­ing > di­rec­tory at dante.ctan.org. Its con­tents should go into > a new di­rec­tory: > > fonts/urw/base35 > > The up­load oc­curs in ac­cor­dance with the sug­ges­tions by > Staszek Wawrykiewicz <staw at gust.org.pl>. > > Th­ese are URW's PostScript Base fonts, which are pro­vided > un­der the GPL and usu­ally dis­tributed in con­junc­tion with > Ghostscript. As far as TeX is con­cerned, pdfTeX and other > ap­pli­ca­tions need them as drop-in re­place­ments for Adobe's > non-free orig­i­nal Base fonts. For sev­eral rea­sons they > should, from now on, be kept on CTAN also as a col­lec­tion of > their own: > > * There ex­ists al­ready at least one col­lec­tion of these > fonts with in­com­pat­i­ble ex­ten­sions (or bugs?) but un­changed > file names, so we need a "ref­er­ence" dis­tri­bu­tion, which is > known to work with TeX ap­pli­ca­tions as usual. > > * In the present col­lec­tion a long-stand­ing bug of URW's > Hel­vetica fonts - the wrong ger­man­dls - has been cor­rected. > Many thanks to Pri­moz Peter­lin, who did the work! (All > other font files are ex­actly the same as in GNU Ghostscript > 7.x and 8.00.) Note that the bug fix has not yet found its > way into the Ghostscript dis­tri­bu­tion, but this should > hap­pen soon: Pri­moz Peter­lin has con­tacted the GS > main­tain­ers. > > * In the present col­lec­tion all files are al­ready named > ac­cord­ing to the Karl-Berry scheme. > > See the file README.base35 for more in­for­ma­tion. Thanks for the up­load. We took the lib­erty to put the dif­fer­ent types of files (pfb,pfm,afm) into sep­a­rate sub­di­rec­to­ries in fonts/urw/base35 For the CTAN Team Rainer Schöpf

urw – URW free font sup­port

Fonts, font met­rics, and macro sup­port in , for avail­able URW fonts. Fonts pro­vided are:
URW An­ti­qua;
URW Arial;
URW "base 35" col­lec­tion;
URW Clas­sico;
URW Gara­mond;
URW Grotesq; and
URW Let­ter Gothic.

Main­tainerURW GmbH



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