new on ctan: obnov

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at
Fri Apr 4 11:59:45 CEST 2014

the daemon reported:

> Name of contribution: obnov
> Author's name: Solomykov Basil
> Package version: 0.11
> Location on CTAN:
> Summary description: font "Obyknovennaya Novaya", metafont source,
>                      english and cyrillic letters. Shapes: normal,
>                      italic, bold, bold italic, slanted and small caps.
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
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> The Obyknovennaya Novaya (Ordinary New Face) typeface was widely used
> in the USSR for scientific and technical publications, as well as
> textbooks.
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Announcement required: Yes
> Uploader's additional comments:
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> If there are some troubles, feedbacks or ideas how to improve this
> package, please write to the author
> For correct work you need to install package 'texlive-lang-cyrillic'.

or corresponding packages, in particular to deal with the KOI8-R
encoding of the font.

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

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

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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