[luatex] For those interested in Quranic Font (Neirizi Font)

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Sun May 9 05:10:10 CEST 2010

On Sat, May 08, 2010 at 05:55:23PM -0600, Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس   سماوي حامد wrote:
> On Sat, 08 May 2010 02:46:56 -0600, Vafa Khalighi <vafakh84 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >Apparently the Supreme Council of ICT of
> >Iran<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supreme_Council_of_ICT_of_Iran>has
> >released the OpenType Persian-Quranic "Neirizi" Font. You can download
> >this font from here<http://www.scict.ir/Portal/File/ShowFile.aspx?ID=9592a957-0c83-4985-b5f0-2c68a5b0906e>
> >.
> This font is not ready for prime time at all, it's little more than a work
> in progress. The bulk of the glyphs provide a nice foundation for what
> _could_ become a nice font one day, but that day is not today ;-)

To my eye, the font is pretty amateurish (glyph design wise) to be ever
used in any serious work.


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer

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