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

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Feb 11 11:55:23 CET 2013


On 2/11/2013 11:14 AM, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> 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.

no need for it as it won't be used unless someone defines his/her own 
font instances and then one can as well pick up the old stuff from ctan

Hans

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