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From Pedro Giffuni <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Next step: fonts
Date Thu, 19 Jan 2012 22:47:18 GMT
Hello Ricardo;

--- Gio 19/1/12, RGB ES ha scritto:

> 2012/1/19 Pedro Giffuni
> 
> >
> > FWIW, I am considering bringing the Linux Libertine
> > fonts too: they are under dual OFL/GPL .
> >
> > http://www.linuxlibertine.org/
> >
...
> What about the Graphite version?
> http://numbertext.org/linux/
> AOO cannot use opentype features, but have full support for
> Graphite technology.
> Linux Libertine G (and Biolinum G) includes lots of
> Graphite substitution
> tables like automated ligature substitution, kerning,
> italic correction,
> real small caps... the list of smart font features is just
> impressive (just
> look at the Documentation.pdf on the site) so the "G"
> version is far more
> useful on Writer than the opentype one.
> 

Graphite is optional (Category-B). There's also the issue
that this may seem to require Graphite2, and I have no
idea if SIL will be contributing support for that.

Pedro.


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