[Pkg-fonts-devel] RFP: Free Educative Handwritung Fonts

Nicolas Spalinger nicolas_spalinger at sil.org
Sun Nov 15 20:15:48 UTC 2009

RalfGesellensetter wrote:
> Dear Nicolas,
> sorry for having missed your reply (as I am probably not subscribed)
> - only today I found your posting on Alioth (I'm ralfg-guest there):
> http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/pkg-fonts-devel/
> I hope we can still get these fonts into Debian Edu Lenny (to be 
> released by the end of this year).

Dear Ralf,

I didn't realize you were not following the list. Sorry about the trouble.

I'm planning to package this open font.

> The font is more or less ready done, now. I can point you directly to 
> the author's ttf release - but depending on the build process you might 
> be interested in fontforge sources as well (whereas several pieces of 
> software were used to create this font):
>  http://www.peter-wiegel.de/Gruenewald.html
>  http://wiki.skolelinux.de/FreieSchriftarten/VereinfachteAusgangsschrift

Is the 0.007 version usable enough for the purposes of Debian Edu then?

Is is really up to the author to include as much of the buildpath as he
wants (usually dictated by the tools being used).

What is published is already quite useful.

> Thank you (please CC me!)
> Kind regards
> Ralf


Nicolas Spalinger, NRSI volunteer
Debian/Ubuntu font teams / OpenFontLibrary

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