[dev-context] Difference between LM and CM font size

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Mon Feb 11 11:14:50 CET 2013


On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 10:21 AM, Hans Hagen wrote:
>
> (I found out that I couldn't test the cmtt9 because I haven't installed
> these pfb files any longer. I'm surprised that I still did have some cmtt9
> tfm file, but that one gets mapped onto an lm counterpart visa the map
> file.)

Yes, that has been done on purpose long ago. Most probably because
pdfTeX still hardcodes cm fonts to generate the format, or maybe cm
fonts have been used somewhere else, I don't remember.

I wasn't too keen to ship EC fonts or the proper metafont sources with minimals.

Mojca


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