[NTG-context] A rose by any other name ....

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Thu Sep 23 18:15:39 CEST 2010


On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 10:51:58AM -0400, Aditya Mahajan wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Sep 2010, Wolfgang Schuster wrote:
> 
> >
> >Am 16.09.2010 um 00:34 schrieb Aditya Mahajan:
> >
> >>Hi,
> >>
> >>Is it possible to change the name of the font as it appears in the pdf file?
> >>
> >>More specifically, I am using Termes font, but I want that the document properties to show the name of the font as Times. Is that possible? Is doing so a violation of the font license?
> >
> >Taco showed at the conference a way to modify the values of a font and i think you can use this.
> 
> Are the reference slides or code available. I could not find any in
> the context meeting slides.
> 
> >A easier solution is to use the real Times fonts instead of the
> >TeX Gyre version, Times New Roman is available as part of the
> >basic web fonts and AFAIR many linux distros provide a mechanism
> >to download them.
> 
> Of course. I don't know why this did not occur to me.
> 
> (but ... TNR is not "real Times" but no one cares for that)

Actually it is the real times, but Linotype registered the name Times
Roman in USA before Monotype (the designers of the font) and Monotype
had to use Times New Roman instead.

Regards,
 Khaled

-- 
 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer


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