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Re: [gforth] PDF version of the Gforth documentation?

From: Anton Ertl
Subject: Re: [gforth] PDF version of the Gforth documentation?
Date: Sat, 2 Apr 2016 12:00:04 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Sat, Apr 02, 2016 at 08:44:27PM +1300, Koz Ross wrote:
> Many (if not most) GNU projects have PDFs
> available to download online, compiled from their Texinfo
> documentation. I tried compiling it myself, but due to a nonfree font
> dependency being removed from the Texlive distribution in my distro
> (Parabola GNU/Linux-libre), I cannot do it. 

Which font is that?  To the best of my knowledge, we use only the
ordinary texinfo stuff, and that uses the Computer Modern fonts by
default, and these are public domain or something.

> Would it be possible to
> make a PDF compiled from the source available? I know that (at least
> one of) the authors don't think much of PDFs, but it would really help
> me a lot.

A PDF for the 0.7.0 manual is available at
The later 0.7 releases just fix installation problems, so the manual
has not changed.  If you work with a snapshot, there are some changes
ion the manual, but it's still mostly the same.

- anton

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