New CTAN package: tolkienfonts

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Mon May 4 20:29:19 CEST 2009

the upload daemon, here, claims:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: tolkienfonts
> Author's name: Ariel Barton
> Location on CTAN: fonts/
> Summary description: Virtual fonts for writing easily with Tolkien's tengwar and cirth scripts
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> The virtual fonts in this package allow the user to easily write
> English, Quenya and Sindarin in several modes with J.R.R. Tolkien's
> tengwar, cirth, sarati and valmaric scripts, using freely available
> TrueType fonts found on the internet. 
> Support is at very nearly the highest possible level; the point of
> this package was to avoid bizarre spellings or lots of special
> commands. 
> Fonts supported are Tengwar Annatar, Cirth Erebor, Sarati and Valmaric
> Eldamar, and (with a little more work) Tengwar Parmaite, Eldamar,
> Noldor, Quenya and Sindarin. 
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------

thanks for the upload; i've installed the files and made an entry in the
ctan catalogue.

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
> or they may browse the package directory at

the catalogue entry won't, of course, appear on the web until after the
processing job, which is some time after i've gone to bed...

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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