Re: [mu TECH] testing TEX.tgz addon

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Fri Mar 31 2000 - 23:49:57 CEST

On Fri, Mar 31, 2000 at 01:50:49PM -0500, Alfie Costa nicely wrote:
> On 27 Mar 00, at 14:33, Michele Andreoli <> wrote:
> > About fonts, again: try to change the "Screen Fonts", using a Lyx
> > pull-down menu. Select times-roman and also smaller fonts. Results
> > are better. But do not expect to much, anyway: fonts in not a point
> > of force, in X/UNIX.
> On my screen times-roman looked even worse than helvetica, large or small. I
> still admire TeX and its descendants though, as the mathematical idea of it is
> what's interesting. It's just that two-color low-res rasterization is innately
> prone to roughness.

But, they has the same roughness in my Debian, with Matrox G200 and
modern X-Window system.

metafontly your,

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remember any. Would two negative ones do?       -- Woody Allen
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