LaTeX 1996/12/01 release
The LaTeX3 project is pleased to announce a new release of
LaTeX (with a nominal date of 1996/12/01).
The following directories have been updated at
the ctan sites, ftp.dante.de and ftp.tex.ac.uk.
(Updates will happen at mirrors overnight, finger [log in to unmask]
for a list of mirror sites.)
As was announced last November, this `December' released was delayed
to allow more testing of a change to the fd file names to make the
system more portable. They are now all lowercase (t1cmr.fd, rather
than the old T1cmr.fd). This change should not affect any LaTeX
document, but should make it much easier to share LaTeX files
between case sensitive file systems (such as unix) and case
insensitive ones (such as MSDOS, or CDROM formats).
The delay has also allowed support for the new `ec' fonts that were
released earlier this week to be incorporated into this LaTeX
As always, a copy of ltnews (ltnews06.tex) has more details of the
new features. (In particular details of how to enable support for the