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CTAN Update: tex-gyre

Date: June 17, 2018 10:31:54 AM CEST
Karl Berry submitted an update to the tex-gyre package. Version: 2.501 License: gfl Summary description: TeX Fonts extending freely available URW fonts Announcement text:
Updates to TeX Gyre Adventor and Pagella in version 2.501: * substantial extension of the repertoires by geometric, math and technical symbols, in OTF, files stylistic feature ss10 (backward compatibility with old math symbols) added, marks (anchors) implemented * only one aggregate map (for each) is included for all encodings * the contents of the source/fonts/tex-gyre/ directory changed; most importantly, it contains source *.sfd files * the relevant LaTeX files haven't been changed, they just got a new time stamp
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/tex-gyre The package’s files themselves can be inspected at http://mirror.ctan.org/fonts/tex-gyre/
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra Rübe-Pugliese
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tex-gyre – Fonts extending freely available URW fonts

The -GYRE bundle consists of six font families:

Gyre Adventor is based on the URW Gothic L family of fonts (which is derived from ITC Avant Garde Gothic, designed by Herb Lubalin and Tom Carnase).

Gyre Bonum is based on the URW Bookman L family (from Bookman Old Style, designed by Alexander Phemister).

Gyre Chorus is based on URW Chancery L Medium Italic (from ITC Zapf Chancery, designed by Hermann Zapf in 1979).

-Gyre Cursor is based on URW Nimbus Mono L (based on Courier, designed by Howard G. Kettler in 1955, for IBM).

Gyre Heros is based on URW Nimbus Sans L (from Helvetica, prepared by Max Miedinger, with Eduard Hoffmann in 1957).

Gyre Pagella is based on URW Palladio L (from Palatino, designed by Hermann Zapf in the 1940s).

Gyre Schola is based on the URW Century Schoolbook L family (from Century Schoolbook, designed by Morris Fuller Benton for the American Type Founders).

Gyre Termes is based on the URW Nimbus Roman No9 L family of fonts (from Times New Roman, designed by Stanley Morison together with Starling Burgess and Victor Lardent and first offered by Monotype).

The constituent standard faces of each family have been greatly extended (though Chorus omits Greek support and has no small-caps family). Each family is available in Adobe Type 1 and Open Type formats, and support (for use with a variety of encodings) is provided. Vietnamese characters were added by Han The Thanh.

There are companion maths fonts for several of these designs, listed in the Gyre Math package.

MaintainerBogusław Jackowski
Janusz Marian Nowacki (deceased)



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