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Re: MathML fonts



On Sun, 2005-09-18 at 11:08 -0400, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Sep 2005, Michael A. Peters wrote:
> 
> > Inspired by the earlier thread today on Mozilla and MathML I have put
> > together two spec files to aide people in the installation of the
> > MathType and Mathematica fonts:
> >
> > http://mpeters.us/fc_extras/mathematica_ttf.spec
> > http://mpeters.us/fc_extras/mathtype_ttf.spec
> >
> > The necessary source files (that contain the fonts) can be downloaded
> > from the URL field of the specfile. Of course you don't need to make
> > rpm's, but making rpms makes it easier to install on a bunch of machines
> > (especially if you run a private yum repo)
> >
> > Those fonts combined with the mathml-fonts from Fedora Extras should
> > provide the fonts needed to view MathML in Firefox (and the pango thing
> > mentioned by Eric Tanguy in the other thread).
> 
> Thanks, these are helpful.  A couple of minor suggestions:
> 
> (1) http://www.mozilla.org/projects/mathml/fonts/ recommends the 
> Mathematica 4.1 fonts over the 4.2 fonts pretty strongly for this 
> application.

Hey - didn't notice that.
Wonder what the issue is.

> 
> (2) I know unzip is commonly included in FC installs, but it should still 
> be a BuildRequires for the Mathematica spec.

Yup - you are right.

> 
> (3) How does one make a nosrc.rpm from these?

The spec files are set up already for that with the NoSource tag.
Just put the source where it goes - and rpmbuild the spec file.


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