RE: Pango fonts

My hope is that we can find public domain or Free PostScript or TrueType
fonts with suitable glyph sets, so that we can basically remap them. One
good place to start is the font pages of the Summer Institute of Linguistics
( Another good site is the Human Languages Page at For example, it points to for Hebrew software and fonts.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: dov imagic weizmann ac il [mailto:dov imagic weizmann ac il]
> Sent: Sunday, December 02, 2001 4:45 AM

> On Fri, Nov 23, 2001 at 04:11:51PM -0800, Edward Cherlin wrote:
> > There appears to be a serious lack of fonts. I would like to
> > contribute free Unicode OpenType fonts, if I can find out
> > which ones are needed.
> Indeed, as Owen Taylor pointed out, there is a serious lack of free
> Hebrew fonts. If you are interested in taking on the project of the
> creation of a free Hebrew font I'll be happy to assist you or create
> contacts with others that may help you. In terms of glyphs it is a
> relatively simple language, only 27 glyphs and no ligatures etc.
> Regards,
> Dov

What about fully-pointed texts, including the Bible? What about Yiddish,
Ladino, and so on?

Will Pango be able to place points correctly in Hebrew-alphabet text?

Edward Cherlin
"A knot! Oh, do let me help to undo it!"
Alice in Wonderland

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