New CTAN package: amiri-font

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at
Sun Dec 4 23:02:04 CET 2011

i was out eating at my son's place, when the daemon reported:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: amiri-font
> Author's name: Khaled Hosny
> Package version: 0.1 
> Location on CTAN: fonts/amiri/
> Summary description: Amiri is a classical Arabic typeface, Naskh
>	style, for typesetting books and other run­ning text. 
> License type: ofl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
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> This is a beta release in the sense that I retain the right to do any
> metric incompatible changes in the future, other than that the font is
> largely usable. The font covers Arabic and Arabic Supplement blocks of
> Unicode 6.0, which means it essentially covers any language written in
> Arabic script and supported by Unicode.

thanks for the upload; i've installed the new package, and created an
entry for it in the catalogue repository.

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

The catalogue entry will first appear overnight tonight.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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