[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#680936: package description too historical
erik.esterer at gmail.com
Wed Aug 15 10:12:36 UTC 2012
Followup-For: Bug #680936
Thanks for all the corrections and rewriting. Trying to summarize it
with the last proposed corrections:
modern Greek font family with matching Latin
Neohellenic is a Greek font family characterized by round, even pen
strokes. It consists of several weights (normal, italic, bold, and bold
italic) as well as a Latin version.
Former Greek types had harked back to classical models. In 1927, Victor
Scholderer chose instead to revive one which had first appeared in a
1492 printing of Macrobius attributed to Joannes Rubeus. In 1993-4 the
typeface was digitized by the Greek Font Society, with the addition of a
new set of epigraphic symbols.
I added a patch for the control file changing the description according
to this consensus.
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