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Re: URW font download link not valid

From: Jean Louis
Subject: Re: URW font download link not valid
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 21:35:01 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.10.1 (2018-07-13)

* Dale Snell <address@hidden> [2019-08-16 17:09]:
> On Fri, Aug 16, 2019 at 7:38 AM Jean Louis <bugs@gnu.support> wrote:
> >
> > * Dale Snell <address@hidden> [2019-08-14 17:34]:
> > >
> > > Those look just fine to me.  Feed them to
> > > install-font.sh and you should be good to go.
> >
> > Sadly, in the official distribution of groff, there is no
> > such script install-font.sh
> >
> Hmm, I thought it was included with MOM in Groff.  If not,
> can be found on Peter Schaffter's web site.  Specifically,
>     <http://www.schaffter.ca/mom/mom-05.html#install-font>
> Check MOM's documentation (which IS part of Groff :-) ) for
> an explanation of how to use the script.

I would not ask really here, if I would just get it straight from

If anybody has produced the font with install-font.sh let me see the
applicable example for tex-gyre fonts, or other solution as I wish to
build groff and use it.

> Peter's site is also where you will find the very latest
> version of MOM.  Since Groff updates much more slowly than
> MOM does, it's a good idea to check in here every so often.
> Peter usually announces a new version on this mailing list,
> but I don't always see it.

Thanks, I got it, but is simply not enough.


> -F  family
>     Family to which the font belongs.  Creates a family for the
>     groff font, which can then be accessed by calls to .fam or
>     .FAMILY (mom macros).  Also creates a family directory for
>     fonts being made available system-wide (see -c and -C).

>     -F is useful for batch processing fonts that belong to the
>     same family.  Use with care, since all files named on the
>     command line will be assigned to family.

>     If -F is not given, a prompt asks for the family name.

I cannot know by that description neither font name to which family
certain font should belong.

>    -d  Make font available to gropdf.

I cannot know should I or not use this option

> -f  name or +STYLE 
>     Name by which to access the font with calls to .ft or
>     .FT (mom macros).  name may be arbitrary, or a '+' sign
>     prefixed to an uppercase fontstyle recognized by groff,
>     eg +R, +I, +B, +BI, which respectively stand for regular,
>     italic, bold, and bold italic.  The mom macros provide
>     additional styles, which may also be used.

I cannot know what is common way to do it.

If somebody did make it, let me know, as all what I want is to build
groff from sources.


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