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Re: [Groff] `fi' makes trouble in pdf

From: Bernd Warken
Subject: Re: [Groff] `fi' makes trouble in pdf
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2014 16:27:39 +0200

> Von: "James Cloos" <address@hidden>
> Certain versions of fontconfig (upstream) included the TeX GYRE fonts as
> suitable options for (some of) the base postscript font names.
> The GYRE fonts use names like /f_i for the ligs, not like /fi.  They do
> so better to ensure than the text can be un-ligated when selected or
> otherwise converted to text.
> Groff, of course, expects the glyph names used by the original Adobe fonts.
> And it is right to do so.
> Fontconfig has since removed mention of the GYRE from those sections of
> the default configs.  Distributions will catch up eventually.

You're absolutely right.  Without the package `fonts-texgyre, all devices
and all viewers are working.

I will include your information into `grog' and `groffer'.


Bernd Warken

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