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CTAN update: stix2-type1

Date: January 17, 2021 8:02:48 PM CET
David M. Jones submitted an update to the stix2-type1 package. Version number: 2.0.2 License type: ofl lppl1.3 Summary description: Type1 versions of the STIX Two OpenType fonts Announcement text:
This fixes a bug introduced in the previous bug release.
This package is located at http://mirror.ctan.org/fonts/stix2-type1 More information is at https://www.ctan.org/pkg/stix2-type1
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stix2-type1 – Type1 versions of the STIX Two OpenType fonts

The stix2 package provides minimal support for using the STIX Two fonts with versions of that are limited to TFM files, Type 1 PostScript fonts, and 8-bit font encodings.

Version 2.0.0 of the STIX fonts are being released in this format in hopes of easing the transition from legacy engines to modern fully Unicode-compatible systems.

The Type 1 versions are merely a repackaging of the original OpenType versions and should not be viewed as independent entities. Some glyphs that are traditionally available in math fonts are not yet available in the STIX Two OpenType fonts. In such cases, we have chosen to omit them from the stix2 package rather than create incompatibilities between the OpenType and Type 1 versions. In addition, while development of the OpenType versions is ongoing, no further updates are planned to the Type 1 versions of the fonts.

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