CTAN upload

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Tue Sep 4 10:18:33 CEST 2001

Maurizio Loreti writes:

> + what you've uploaded: a file called "brushscr.tar.gz"
> + which CTAN node you've uploaded to: ftp.tex.ac.uk
> + where you want the files to go: the uploaded files should replace the
>   files currently in the directory tex-archive/fonts/brushscr
> + what licensing conditions you apply to your software: public domain
> + a brief summary of what your upload is intended to do: here follows the
>   uploaded file brushscr/README:
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------
> This directory contains: a Type-1 font named BrushScript-Italic, that
> simulates hand-written characters; all the files needed by LaTeX in
> order to use that font; a file AAA_readme.tex that fully describes the
> package; a sample file sample.tex .
> The font itself and all the files are Public Domain.
> History:
> - The original (public domain) NeXT screen font has been edited, with
>   a Type-1 font editor named TypeSmith, on an Amiga computer.  The
>   service files have been generated using the "fontinst" package by
>   Alan Jeffrey.
> - Later, having TypeSmith generated a buggy font, a more strict dvips
>   refuses to handle BrushScript.  Louis Vosloo of Y&Y, with enormous
>   courtesy, has fixed the font in his spare time (I no longer have an
>   Amiga computer, or a font editor of any kind).
> - Rolf Niepraschk submits a file pbsi.sty .
> - A more strict dvips (5.86e) still refuses to handle the font.  Rolf
>   Niepraschk submits a fix, generated by the "type1fix" perl script
>   part of the TeXtrace package (http://www.inf.bme.hu/~pts/textrace/)
>   by P\'eter Szab\'o

i've installed the files as requested: thanks for the upload.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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