[TYPES] Latex input mode
jbw at macs.hw.ac.uk
Fri May 27 14:33:14 EDT 2005
apostolo at obelix.ee.duth.gr writes:
> [The Types Forum, http://lists.seas.upenn.edu/mailman/listinfo/types-list]
> On Thu, 26 May 2005, Norman Ramsey wrote:
> > Indeed. By dint of prowling Google, I actually managed to read
> > Beppe's mail---but my font didn't have any of the interesting symbols,
> > so everything except 'x' and '.' came out blank. Can anyone recommend
> > a font to be used on Linux for reading such email?
> First it is not a Linux specific problem: All OSes support common font
> formats. Now, a suitable font is Free Monospaced from the Free
> Software Foundation.
Unfortunately, FreeMono is badly hinted and looks horrible with
There is Everson Mono Unicode, which has very complete coverage of
Unicode. However, it not well hinted (better than FreeMono though),
and unfortunately has a non-free license and hence is not an option
The only good solutions so far are bitmap fonts.
It is worthwhile finding a solution. My productivity has gone up
since being able to simply write typing rules directly in e-mail. :-)
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