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CTAN submission – initials fonts

Date: March 11, 2003 7:26:04 PM CET
----- Forwarded message from Maurizio Loreti ----- + what you've uploaded incoming/initials.tar.gz + which CTAN node you've uploaded to ftp.dante.de + where you want the files to go tex-archive/fonts/initials/ + what licensing conditions you apply to your software non-commercial (for the fonts; the macros are public domain) + a brief summary of what your upload is intended to do From the README file:
This archive contains PostScript binary files for a few "decorative initials" (also called "dropped initials") fonts, and the service files needed in order to use these fonts with [La]TeX. The fonts are freely usable for non-commercial use, and are a (small) subset of the ones designed and crafted by: Dieter Steffmann Marburger Stra├če 93a D-57223 Kreuztal (Germany) and available under his Web page http://www.steffmann.de/english/index.htm (follow the link to "Fonts"). That URL states: "You may download [the fonts] for free and use them for personal purposes."; my own files (all but the .pfb and .afm from the following list) are public domain. The files included in the distribution are: .pfb files: PostScript Font Binary files; .afm files: Adobe Font Metric files; .tfm files: TeX Font Metric files, for LaTeX; .fd files: Font Description files, for LaTeX; config files: configuration files, for dvips; .map files: font mapping files, for dvips; .tex files: example files; .pdf files: Portable Document Format output from the above example files.
----- End forwarded message ----- Thank you very much for the upload. I installed the package in the directory CTAN:/tex-archive/nonfree/fonts/initials/ with a symbolic link from tex-archive/fonts/initials/ Reinhard Zierke for the CTAN team

initials – Adobe Type 1 decorative initial fonts

For each font, at least a .pfb and a .tfm file is provided, with an .fd file for use with .

MaintainerDieter Steffmann
Maurizio Loreti (inactive)



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