[XeTeX] German Fraktur Unicode

Jonathan Kew jfkthame at googlemail.com
Sat Aug 8 11:20:30 CEST 2009

On 8 Aug 2009, at 10:11, Benct Philip Jonsson wrote:

> Looking for a smart/Unicode Fraktur font
> I found an old message from Gerrit Sangel
> in the archives (from before my time):
> <http://www.tug.org/pipermail/xetex/2008-July/010261.html>
>> I modified the “Breitkopf Fraktur” from Dieter Steffmann (www.steffman 
>> n.de) to have Opentype-Features, such as automatic ligatures,  
>> correct code points and so on.
>> It’s now licensed under the GPL, so I can send it to you.
>> In this font, the long s is really on the correct Unicode code  
>> point (ſ), and the ligatures will be done automatically using  
>> Opentype. If you don’t want to create a ligature, you have to set  
>> a Zero Width Non Joiner in between.
> Is this font available publicly anywhere,
> or if Gerrit reads this, perhaps he's willing
> to send it to me?
> (Thought: would it be possible to set up a
> repository of free or suitably licenced fonts?)

Maybe http://openfontlibrary.org/ ?


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