[tex-live] add Cyrillic modern fonts
panov at canopus.iacp.dvo.ru
Thu Dec 26 06:07:31 CET 2013
Consider the addition of the Cyrillic Modern fonts to TeX Live.
The Cyrillic Modern fonts are based on the Computer Modern fonts designed in
METAFONT by D. E. Knuth and released in the Type 1 format by the American
Mathematical Society under the SIL Open Font License (OFL). The Cyrillic Modern
fonts are intended to make the Cyrillic letters with classical shapes typical
to the modern fonts. Currently, the fonts add support for the Russian language,
the numero sign and quotation marks required for the Russian typesetting.
Several Latin letters are changed making the Cyrillic Modern fonts closer to
modern-style fonts, in particular, to Monotype Modern. So, these fonts break
metric compatibility with the Computer Modern fonts. Currently, several
lowercase characters have been changed in italic fonts. For consistency, the
modified mathematical italic fonts are provided.
The fonts can be downloaded at https://sourceforge.net/projects/cyrillic-modern/
Andrey V. Panov
panov /AT/ iacp.dvo.ru
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