Single-Letter Port Names

Matthew Hunt mph at
Mon Apr 19 17:14:21 PDT 2004

On Mon, Apr 19, 2004 at 08:07:04PM -0400, Eric van Gyzen wrote:

> I'm the maintainer of the math/R-letter port.  I would like rename the
> port to just math/R; however, I'm told that single-letter port names
> are not known to work.  Can someone elaborate on this?  It seems to
> work for me...

I think the reason your port is R-letter is because it's compiled for
US-letter sized paper (8.5x11 inch); there is also R-a4 which would
be for European A4 paper.  This is a common convention in the Ports
Collection; there are several examples in the "print" category, for

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