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Re: Please -- more DFSG-free font packages, if you can maintain them well

Alan Shutko <ats@acm.org> schrieb:

> Frank Küster <frank@debian.org> writes:
>> Excuse me, what does hinting have to do with truetype? 
> TTFs are more difficult to hint well than PS fonts, since hints in TTF
> are a small programming language. 

Ah, that's the new information I didn't know. Don't know much about TTF,

> Most TeX fonts aren't especially well-hinted for screen display.  The
> BSR Computer Modern fonts are well done, but things like CM Super
> were autoconverted and autohinted.

I don't like the CM Super fonts too much, anyway. Do you know whether
the designers of the Latin Modern fonts (lmodern package) did better
hinting for on-screen display?

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster, Biozentrum der Univ. Basel
Abt. Biophysikalische Chemie

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