[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#841521: fonts-pecita: New upstream release available

Philippe Cochy acquadoria at gmail.com
Fri Oct 21 10:18:05 UTC 2016

Package: fonts-pecita
Version: 5.2-1
Severity: wishlist
Tags: upstream

Package: fonts-pecita
Version: 5.4
Severity: wishlist
Dear Debian Fonts Task Force,

I just released version 5.4. Please feel free to package it for

The files are here : http://pecita.eu/b

Version 5.4 - Fri 2016-10-21 - of the font Pecita

The script compile.pe invokes FontForge to build Pecita.otf from
The build process works with FontForge 20120731 and 20161005 as well.

OpenType hand-written font whose letters are connected

Pecita is a hand-written font that give a natural rendition.
It includes all of the full Language support for Afrikaans, Archaic
Letters, Baltic, Basic Cyrillic, Basic Greek, Basic Latin, Catalan,
European, Chess Symbols, Dutch, Euro, Hebbar Tamil, Igbo Onwu, IPA,
Ligatures, Mathematical Operators, Pan African Latin, Pinyin, Polytonic
Romanian, Turkish, Vietnamese, Western European.
It implements the OpenType features "Localized form substitution,
Superscript ,
Subscript, Small capitals, Standard ligatures, Glyph decomposition and
Contextual alternates".

*New possibilities in Version 5*
The previous version 4 generalized the connection mechanism of letters.
version 5 generalizes the accent mechanism of letters in keeping the
mechanism. This allows the font to be used across the spectrum of LCG
and in transliterations of tonal languages that make extensive use of
diacritical and IPA characters.

*Release 5.3
Add Polish language including a specific z variant. 

*Release 5.4
Corrects the direction of the g_a glyph.

*web site*

Philippe Cochy

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