Re: Nimbus Sans L Condensed

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 >|> It's one of the urw base35 clones that ghostscript depends on. Do
 >|> locate n019043l.pfb
 >|> on any Linux system. Or
 >|> xlsfonts | grep 'nimbus sans l-medium-r-condensed'.
 >|In other words, font in a legacy format

type 1 is now a "legacy format"?  

 >| with limited encoding coverage

n019063l.pfb -urw-nimbus sans l-medium-i-condensed--0-0-0-0-p-0-adobe-standard
n019063l.pfb -urw-nimbus sans l-medium-i-condensed--0-0-0-0-p-0-ascii-0
n019063l.pfb -urw-nimbus sans l-medium-i-condensed--0-0-0-0-p-0-iso10646-1
n019063l.pfb -urw-nimbus sans l-medium-i-condensed--0-0-0-0-p-0-iso8859-10
n019063l.pfb -urw-nimbus sans l-medium-i-condensed--0-0-0-0-p-0-iso8859-13
n019063l.pfb -urw-nimbus sans l-medium-i-condensed--0-0-0-0-p-0-iso8859-15
n019063l.pfb -urw-nimbus sans l-medium-i-condensed--0-0-0-0-p-0-iso8859-1
n019063l.pfb -urw-nimbus sans l-medium-i-condensed--0-0-0-0-p-0-iso8859-2
n019063l.pfb -urw-nimbus sans l-medium-i-condensed--0-0-0-0-p-0-iso8859-3
n019063l.pfb -urw-nimbus sans l-medium-i-condensed--0-0-0-0-p-0-iso8859-4
n019063l.pfb -urw-nimbus sans l-medium-i-condensed--0-0-0-0-p-0-iso8859-5
n019063l.pfb -urw-nimbus sans l-medium-i-condensed--0-0-0-0-p-0-iso8859-9
n019063l.pfb -urw-nimbus sans l-medium-i-condensed--0-0-0-0-p-0-koi8-e
n019063l.pfb -urw-nimbus sans l-medium-i-condensed--0-0-0-0-p-0-koi8-ru
n019063l.pfb -urw-nimbus sans l-medium-i-condensed--0-0-0-0-p-0-koi8-r
n019063l.pfb -urw-nimbus sans l-medium-i-condensed--0-0-0-0-p-0-koi8-u
n019063l.pfb -urw-nimbus sans l-medium-i-condensed--0-0-0-0-p-0-koi8-uni
n019063l.pfb -urw-nimbus sans l-medium-i-condensed--0-0-0-0-p-0-microsoft-cp1252

 >| not exposed to modern apps in many distributions.

This is precisely the problem. If Firefox can't even *see* the condensed
font, web designers can't assume it's available. And web designers
*really* want to be able to use a condensed sans serif font. No matter
what you say against it, that font is the most widely available

Bob T.
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