[dev-context] Merging font support modules

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at gmail.com
Sun Apr 7 21:53:46 CEST 2013

Am 07.04.2013 um 17:45 schrieb Aditya Mahajan <adityam at umich.edu>:

> Hi everyone,
> I was browsing through the third party modules, and noticed that there are a few packages that provide typescripts for fonts. I think that it will be worthwhile to clean up and merge these modules, so as to reduce the amount of clutter.
> I am listing all the font related modules below, and asking if these are still needed; or should some of these be moved to an obsolete/ branch or merged with other modules.
> - Chinese font support (by Wolfgang Schuster; provides fonts, perhaps merge with cwTeX font module, also by Wolfgang)
> -  Support for cwTeX fonts (by Wolfgang Schuster provides fonts and typescripts. Can this be merged with Chinese font support?)

It would be interesting to know if these files are still needed because with MkIV it’s simple to use CJK fonts and one doesn’t need all these files (tfm etc.) anymore.


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