[tex-live] texdoc for libertine

Denis Bitouzé dbitouze at wanadoo.fr
Thu Nov 29 08:53:04 CET 2012

Le dimanche 25/11/12 à 07h20,
Bob Tennent <rdt at cs.queensu.ca> a écrit :

> libertineotf is going to be moved to obsolete at CTAN (and hence
> removed from TeXLive), not libertine.

This seems to have been done after TL update this morning, and now the
following MCE:

\usepackage{libertineotf} % or \usepackage{libertine}

doesn't work any more whereas it used to before.

OK, I noticed in the libertine README that:

  "The following are *not* supported:

     Option mono and font-features such as Ligatures or Scale as option

     Macro support for the Mono, Initial, Display, Outline, Shadow, or
     Keyboard fonts

     Commands \Lnnum, \Lpnum, Lcnum, etc.

     Environments Ltable and libertineenumerate

     Macros \LKey... and  \LMouse...

  If your documents use any of the features of libertineotf listed
  above, you may have to continue to use the libertineotf package
  (available from CTAN) or access the otf fonts directly using

But, as some of my documents that make heavy use of \LKey and \LMouse
macros are already shared with some colleagues who don't feel very
comfortable with TeX, I'm /very/ disappointed that they will have
to /manually/ install libertineotf!

If the new libertine package would have provided /complete/
compatibility with libertineotf, I would have understood the policy.
But, as it is not the case, I strongly request for this legacy package
to be /easily/ installable, as any other package.


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