[lucida] Lucida Greek

Nikos nikosv01 at gmail.com
Thu May 20 14:23:46 CEST 2010

I have sent two emails to URW and they have not replied yet. I've checked
with Ascender and they haven't got it. Bigelow & Holmes as a company are
What about Y&Y? do you have an email of maybe Blenda Horn that I could ask
about it?

On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 7:37 AM, Nikos <nikosv01 at gmail.com> wrote:

> The url just points to the contents of a Solaris distribution and you
> cannot download anything from there, however it shows that these fonts exist
> and at some point in time they were being distributed. I've noticed that
> URW++ have a set of Lucida Greek type 1 fonts and placed an enquiry;I will
> let the you know of their reply
> On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 3:04 AM, Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:
>>     The jre distro contains the lucida true type fonts. What about the
>> (X11)
>>    type1/ postscript counterparts ?
>>    For example take a look at the
>>  '/usr/openwin/lib/locale/iso_8859_7/X11/fonts/Type1/LucidaSansGreek.pfb'
>>    at
>>    http://theunixguys.com/cgi-bin/sunpkg/index.cgi?detail=SUNWi7rf
>> That url doesn't work for me ("Software error").
>> In any event, if you personally have Lucida pfb's that legally came with
>> your operating system, I expect it is fine to use them.  Downloading
>> random Lucida fonts found on the net does not seem right.
>> From what I remember in the past, B&H does not like it when their fonts
>> are automatically converted from one format to another, so I can't
>> advise going that route, either.
>> I hope we will be able to offer them through TUG at some point.
>> Best,
>> Karl
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