Bug#453020: marked as done (texlive: pdflatex fails on long lines when using \sffamily in a custom environment while package microtype is in use)
On Mon, Nov 26, 2007 at 21:51 +0000, Debian Bug Tracking System wrote:
> > ! pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possible with
> > scalable fonts.
> If you load microtype it will try to do font expansion. But you are
> using OT1 encoded sffamily which is cmss (AFAIR) which is a bitmapped
> font. That cannot work.
Minor correction: mathdesign switches to T1 encoding. The Type1
versions for T1 encoded CM (=EC) can be found in the cm-super
package. I would call it a bug, if a default texlive installation did
not include the Type1 fonts for OT1 encoding, ie the so called bluesky