New CTAN package: tolkienfonts

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
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
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/tolkienfonts.html
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/fonts/

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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