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CTAN update: jfontmaps

Date: November 21, 2013 3:14:58 PM CET
quoth the daemon: > The following information was provided by the package's contributor. > > Name of contribution: jfontmaps > Author's name: Norbert Preining > Package version: 20131120.0 > Location on CTAN: language/japanese/jfontmaps/ > Summary description: Font maps and configuration tools for Japanese fonts > License type: other-free > > Announcement text given by the package's contributor: > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > Changes in this release: > * support of Yu Mincho/Gothic fonts (bundled with recent Windows and MacOSX) > * support for combinations of uplatex/jis2004 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > > Announcement required: Yes > > Users may view the package catalogue entry at > http://www.ctan.org/pkg/jfontmaps > or they may browse the package directory at > http://mirror.ctan.org/language/japanese/jfontmaps/ thanks for the upload; i've installed the new version, and updated the catalogue repository. Robin Fairbairns For the CTAN team

jfontmaps – Font maps and configuration tools for Japanese fonts

The package offers font maps, and supporting material, that make various Japanese fonts available to users of (u)ptex and related programs or formats.

The package does not ship any of the fonts mentioned in the documentation, but only map files for use with dvipdfmx; the user must obtain the other fonts separately. The first exception is that ipa and ipaex the respective fonts are shipped as part of the Live distribution and are available for free. The other exception is that the Yu Mincho/Gothic fonts are available to Windows and MacOSX users, as part of their operating system distribution.

This package has now been superseeded by ptex-fontmaps.

MaintainerNorbert Preining



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