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Re: [Groff] Re: Bug in mm macro package

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [Groff] Re: Bug in mm macro package
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 15:35:51 +0100 (CET)

> I used New Century Schoolbook for fonts 1, 2, and 3, and Courier for
> font 4.  They were specified by four lines in the manpage macros I
> was using that I had modified from the AT&T to suit my own purposes.

This is still possible.

> I assume the .fam request came along when groff was invented...


> The big advantage I see for using .fp is that you can standardize
> fonts for an entire set of manuals or other printed products coming
> out of a shop, and you don't expose yourself to some individual
> choosing an alternate font in a commercial publication without
> approval.

I don't see how this is related to the concept of accessing a font
position directly.  \f[B] does the same, doesn't it?


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