CTAN submission: PSNFSS 9

Rainer Schoepf schoepf at proteosys.com
Tue May 21 10:38:16 CEST 2002

On Mon, 20 May 2002, Walter Schmidt wrote:

> I have uploaded the following ZIP archives to the /incoming directory
> at dante.ctan.org:
>   psnfss9.zip
>   lw35nfss9.zip
>   freenfss.zip

Thanks for the update. I installed the files in psnfss9.zip in


and added lw35nfss.zip and freenfss.zip to this directory.

> This is version 9 of the PSNFSS system, supporting the use
> of the Base35 PostScript fonts and the free Charter, Utopia
> and Pazo fonts with LaTeX.  PSNFSS 9 is to be used with the
> latest version 1.003 of the Pazo fonts, which were also
> updated now.
> Main news
> ---------
> The TeXBase1 encoding (file 8r.enc) includes the Euro symbol
> in slot 128 now.  Thus, future fonts that provide the Euro,
> can be supported.  This does, however, _not_ affect the
> present Base35, Charter and Utopia fonts.  The corresponding
> file 8r.etx in the fontinst distribution will soon be
> updated accordingly.
> Pazo fonts:  Added all the missing uppercase latin letters
> and numeral "1" to Pazo Math Blackboard Bold.  Re-designed
> \Phi, \varsigma, xi and \zeta.  Font metrics and virtual
> fonts (freenfss.zip) updated accordingly
> Palatino text fonts:  The textcompanion fonts of the
> Palatino family provide the Euro symbol \texteuro as well as
> the Omega \textohm now.  The letters are actually taken from
> the Pazo fonts.
> mathptmx.sty:  Improved \hbar.  Added missing redefinitions
> of \defaultscriptratio and \defaultscriptscriptratio.
> Documentation updated and slightly improved.  All fonts are
> embedded in psnfss2e.pdf now.
> There are no changes over the pre-release as of 2002-04-24,
> except for a minor fix to the Pazo blackboard bold fonts,
> whose metrics are, however, unchaged.

For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf

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