CTAN update: ly1enc.def

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Wed Jul 22 22:22:54 CEST 2009

that upload daemon was at it while i was coming home from work:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: ly1enc.def
> Author's name: Karl Berry
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/psnfssx/ly1
> Summary description: dotless j support
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
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> The existing LY1 support file for LaTeX (ly1enc.def) has always given
> a LaTeX error when the \j (dotless j) command is used.  However,
> dotless j has always been defined in the LY1 encoding (position 17,
> decimal), and many fonts, such as Latin Modern, do support it there. 
> With David Carlisle's ok, this new version of the file treats \j like
> all other glyphs.  If it's there in the font, it's supported, and if
> not, there's a "missing character" warning in the log file. 
> Questions to Karl.
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i've installed the new version, and (minutely) updated the catalogue
repository.  thanks for the upload.

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> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/ly1.html
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/psnfssx/ly1

the sharp-eyed (and very keen) reader will spot the minute changes to
the catalogue entry, some time after i've gone to bed.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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