CTAN Update: softmaker-freefont

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Wed Mar 3 18:01:42 CET 2010


On Wed, 3 Mar 2010, Josef Kleber submitted an update to the

  softmaker-freefont

package.

Summary description: Support files for SoftMaker free fonts available at www.freefont.de
License type: lppl
 
Announcement text: 
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In June 2009 www.freefont.de offered a beautiful handwriting font
for free download: The Softmaker Stone Handwriting.
As handwriting fonts are a quite limited resource in the LaTeX world,
I decided to create support files for this beautiful font. Therefore,
Stone Handwriting will be the starting point for the softmaker-freefont 
bundle. Other fonts will be included in future.
 
Supported fonts at the moment: 
Baskerville-Nova (regular + bold + italic + bold italic), 
Congress (regular + bold + italic), Delano-Caps, Flagstaff, Henderson,
Iceberg (regular + bold), Jugendstil, Old Blackletter, Stone Handwriting,
Sunset (regular + bold)


License: LPPL (not the fonts themselves)

New in v1.9:
 
 - added support for the font family Sunset
   (regular + bold + faked slanted + faked small caps)
   Attention: The font is not included! This font is font of the
   month (March 2010) and can be downloaded for free (at least
   this month) at: http://www.freefont.de
   Later you can buy it from Softmaker  
   
 - added options scaled and leading to all existing style files
 - changing font families: fsh->5sh, fhs->5hs, ffs->5fs, fib->5ib
 - renamed freefont.map -> softmaker-freefont.map
 - renamed directory Baskerville-Nova -> BaskervilleNova
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This package is located at 
   http://mirror.ctan.org/fonts/softmaker-freefont/
.  More information is at
   http://tug.ctan.org/info/?id=softmaker-freefont
(if the package is new it may take a day for that information to 
appear).  We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org .  
Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .
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Thanks for the upload.

For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf



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