CTAN submission: urw2.zip

Rainer Schoepf schoepf at proteosys.com
Fri Sep 13 10:39:42 CEST 2002

On Thu, 12 Sep 2002, Walter Schmidt wrote:

> I have uploaded the file urw2.zip to the /incoming
> directory at dante.ctan.org.  Please, remove everything from
> the directory fonts/urw and unpack the archive urw2.zip
> in the directory fonts/urw then.
> Doing so will create the subdirectories urw/antiqua and
> urw/grotesq, with the free URW fonts "URW Antiqua Condensed"
> and "URW Grotesk Bold", accompanied by detailed installation
> instructions and ZIP archives with all required files to use
> them with LaTeX.
> The Nimbus fonts are no longer included, because the present
> versions on CTAN are hopelessly obsolete and are superseded
> by the collection that comes with Ghostscript.

Thanks for the upload, I installed the files in


> Please, remove also the present metrics for these fonts,
> i.e., the directories
>         fonts/psfonts/urw/antiqua
>         fonts/psfonts/urw/grotesq
> 	fonts/psfonts/urw/nimbus
> These metrics are now obsolete and are lacking decent
> documentation, anyway.  Metrics, VFs etc. are now
> distributed with the fonts.

I deleted these directories from CTAN.

For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf

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