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Wondering why is this necessary? Citing MacPorts,
An installation of MacPorts and the ports installed by it are only designed to work on a single OS release and a single CPU architecture. If you upgrade to a new OS version (e.g. from Tiger to Leopard) or migrate to a new machine with a different type of CPU (e.g. PowerPC to Intel), you may get lucky and have your ports keep working, but in general, things will break.
When we have so many letters already, why would one need this fancy little Script r? While typesetting mathematical expressions that govern our (beautiful & elegant) physical universe, often one runs out of symbols and as such, it becomes necessary to use the same letter/character in different styles to convey the intended meaning. Electrodynamics and Gravitation are just a couple such fields that often use – fortunately or unfortunately – a variation of alphabet r, called the script r. I did try to generate this elusive script r in LaTeX for quite a few years and failed miserably every time. However a few days ago, Dr. Cantrell was looking for a way to accomplish the same and as such revived my almost forgotten interest in script r.