CTAN upload: IndicType1 (New CTAN package)

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Wed Jan 11 15:39:14 CET 2006

On Fri, 6 Jan 2006, Karel Piska  [P\'{\i}\v{s}ka] submitted the new package


to CTAN.

Location on CTAN: /fonts/ps-type1/indic
Summary description: Indic Type 1 fonts for TeX converted from public METAFONT sources
License type: gpl

Announcement text:
The Type 1 version of public METAFONT fonts (from CTAN)
for 10 Indic scripts: Devanagari, Sanskrit,
Gurmukhi/Punjabi, Bangla, Tamil, Sinhala,
Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Tibetan.
An accurate analytic conversion to outlines using
the METAPOST output with subsequent optimization
and autohinting with FontForge.
The package contains the PFB and MAP files for 122 fonts,
the copies of the TFM files have been also included
to allow testing the fonts without the original packages.
For font tables, proofsheet files and another information
see http://www-hep.fzu.cz/~piska/indic.html.
Collaboration with the (La)TeX package authors and users
is welcome.


Thanks for the upload.

For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf

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