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Will Robertson <[log in to unmask]>
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Sat, 7 Nov 2009 16:25:54 +1030
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Hi Lars,

Thanks for the well-reasoned feedback; please don't hesitate to bring  
such issues up when they first start bugging you.

You're right that I sneaked lmodern in because it follows my own  
preference; the big factor for me isn't the fonts but rather the T1  
encoding; I simply find it a pain to deal with OT1 idiosyncrasies. In  
turn, lmodern is the natural choice due to their excellent glyph  
coverage and small file size (as opposed to the auto-traced CM-Super  

On 07/11/2009, at 9:13 AM, Lars Hellström wrote:

> I'd like to have [lmodern] removed, or at least moved to a .cfg file.

Couldn't you create your own .cfg file? (Admittedly, I don't think  
it's documented that l3doc will read in l3doc.cfg if it exists.)


While I have no real objection to removing lmodern, in the long run I  
would like to default to T1/lmodern in general (not in LaTeX2e, of  
course, but anything "new"). Having sensible defaults matters, I  
think, and l3doc seems as good a place as any to start with a clean  

Does anyone else have opinions on the matter?

-- Will