CTAN package update: libertine

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Wed Jul 21 21:42:02 CEST 2010

This should be at your local mirror.

Jim Hef{}feron
Saint Michael's College


The following information was provided by our fellow contributor:

Name of contribution: Font Linux Libertine
Version number: 4.8.4
Author's name: Michael Niedermair
Location on CTAN: /fonts/libertine
Summary description: new font version
License type: ofl

Announcement text: 
- k is now wider (as wide as the n)
- s right border increased from 32 -> 40
- c right border increased from 25 -> 30
- y left border decreased from 20 -> 16
- z more organic shape an better grey value
- n,m,h,u 6 EM wider
- Bug #3019031: emacron with wrong accent (mark instead of base)
- Bug #3014435: y.alt adapted to new glyph form and added to
opentype substitution tables "salt" and "alt"
- Hebrew letters improved
- Bug #3004241: opentype substitution -> f.short and
dotlessi will now be substituted by the relating small
capital forms
- Bug #3012358: Line spacing problem on windows photoshop.
Try: Use Linespacing-field 0-> 180 (at first only in
Libertine Regular for testing)
- T, Z changes to the serifs and more organic shape
- Added A.alt as a test of a more organic A
- improved Hebrew glyphs and mark to base positioning
- numbers scaled up by 5% because many complanied they were
to small
- new Indian Rupee symbol uni20A8
- improvements in the Biolinum bold

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