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CTAN Update: Gyre Chorus (new font)

Date: October 26, 2007 11:53:12 AM CEST
On Wed, 24 Oct 2007, Staszek Wawrykiewicz submitted an update to the tex-gyre font package. Location on CTAN: fonts/tex-gyre License: gfsl With this update, the font collection fonts/psfonts/polish/qfonts has become obsolete and been moved to obsolete/fonts/psfonts/polish/qfonts > --------- > Font: TeX Gyre Chorus > Design: Hermann Zapf > Authors: Bogus\l{}aw Jackowski and Janusz M. Nowacki > Version: 1.000 > Date: 25 IX 2007 > Downloads: http://www.gust.org.pl/projects/e-foundry/tex-gyre/chorus > License: GUST Font License > Location on CTAN: fonts/tex-gyre > > TeX Gyre Chorus is a font derived from handwritten letterforms of the > Italian Renaissance. It was designed by Hermann Zapf (ITC Zapf Chancery, > 1979; currently, other variants of this typeface are available). > TeX Gyre Chorus is based on the URW Chancery L Medium Italic font, but > heavily extended. The Vietnamese and Cyrillic characters were added by > Han The Thanh and Valek Filippov, respectively. > The font contains nearly 900 glyphs. Unlike for other fonts > from the TeX Gyre collection, Greek letters are missing and so are small > caps (using capital forms of chancery characters for typesetting whole > words should be forbidden by law). The font is available in Postscript, > TeX and Open Type formats. Please note that with the release of TeX Gyre > Chorus the QuasiChancery font becames obsolete. Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Rainer Schöpf

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