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CTAN has a new package: oldstandard

Date: July 8, 2010 6:31:11 PM CEST
On Thu, 1 Jul 2010 Nikola Lečić submitted a new package oldstandard to CTAN. Summary description: Old Standard: A Unicode Font for Classical and Medieval Studies License type: ofl Author of the font is Alexey Kryukov. Announcement text:
Old Standard is supposed to reproduce the actual printing style of the early 20th century, reviving a specific type of Modern (classicist) style of serif typefaces, very commonly used in various editions of the late 19th and early 20th century, but almost completely abandoned later. It supports typesetting of Old and Middle English, Old Icelandic, Cyrillic (with historical characters, extensions for Old Slavonic and localised forms), Gothic transliterations, critical editions of Classical Greek and Latin, and many more. Old Standard works with TeX engines that directly support OpenType features, such as XeTeX and LuaTeX. License: OFL, GFDL (manual)
This package is located at http://mirror.ctan.org/fonts/oldstandard/ . More information is at http://tug.ctan.org/info/?id=oldstandard (if the package is new it may take a day for that information to appear). We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org . Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Rainer Schöpf

oldstandard – OldStandard fonts with support

Old Standard is designed to reproduce the actual printing style of the early 20th century, reviving a specific type of Modern (classicist) style of serif typefaces, very commonly used in various editions of the late 19th and early 20th century, but almost completely abandoned later.

The font supports typesetting of Old and Middle English, Old Icelandic, Cyrillic (with historical characters, extensions for Old Slavonic and localised forms), Gothic transliterations, critical editions of Classical Greek and Latin, and many more.

This package works with engines that directly support OpenType features, such as and Lua, as well as traditional engines such as and pdf.

Packageoldstandard
Version2.4a
Copyright2006–2011 Alexey Kryukov
2019 Robert Alessi
MaintainerRobert Alessi
Nikola Lečić
Bob Tennent
Alexey Kryukov (inactive)

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