[Pkg-fonts-devel] Is there anybody keeping an eye on the STIX project?

Paul Wise pabs at debian.org
Thu Apr 1 12:30:13 UTC 2010

Wow, I didn't think the STIX fonts would ever see a final release.
Hopefully they will be released in time for the squeeze freeze.

Perhaps the maintainer of the otf-stix package would care to comment,
CCed and top-posting to let the maintainer reply.

2010/3/28 Rogério Brito <rbrito at ime.usp.br>:
> Hi.
> We already have an otf-stix font package in our repository, but that
> only consists of the beta version of the fonts.
> The STIX fonts are very important for those typesetting technical texts.
> They are desireable for use with Xe(La)TeX and it seems that they are
> nearing the completion of a first release:
>  http://www.aip.org/stixfonts/
> People have been joking about the long time that it is taking them to
> release the final product, and that their homepage only lists the day
> and month of the update, but not the year. :-)
> I've been watching their page about once a month since last December and
> the updates are being done in the present. :-)
> Anyway, is there anybody else keeping an eye on this? I would consider
> this one of the good things to enable the presentation of Mathematics
> (via MathML) on the web. (I have, FWIW, a background on Mathematics).



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