CTAN update: libertine

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Thu Nov 29 17:37:54 CET 2012

the daemon longs for warmer weather, but still tells us:

> Name of contribution: libertine
> Author's name: Bob Tennent
> Package version: 2012-11-27
> Location on CTAN: fonts/libertine/
> Summary description: Use of Linux Libertine and Biolinum fonts with LaTeX
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> This package provides support for use of the Linux Libertine and Linux
> Biolinum families of fonts with LaTeX, pdfLaTeX, xeLaTeX and
> luaLaTeX. It is intended to replace several existing packages
> (libertine-type1, biolinum-type1, libertine) and should provide
> partial compatibilty with libertineotf and the obsolete
> libertine-legacy package.
> This version provides several new features, including options
> applicable only to the Biolinum family, accesss to superior figures,
> macros for selecting font families, and glyph commands (otf fonts
> only).

(the author also said:

> This package should replace libertine-type1 and biolinum-type1. The
> existing libertineotf package should be moved to /obsolete.

(which has been done)

thanks for the upload; i've installed the new version, and updated the
catalogue repository.

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://mirror.ctan.org/help/Catalogue/entries/libertine.html
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://mirror.ctan.org/fonts/libertine/

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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