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CTAN Update: oldstandard

Date: July 27, 2019 6:02:03 PM CEST
Bob Tennent submitted an update to the OldStandard package. Version: 2.4a License: ofl lppl gpl Summary description: OldStandard fonts with LaTeX support Announcement text:
This release includes bold italic, small capitals, new letters, and some corrections.
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/oldstandard The package’s files themselves can be inspected at http://mirror.ctan.org/fonts/oldstandard/
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra Rübe-Pugliese
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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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