The oldprsn bundle provides fonts for the Old Persian Cuneiform script in use between about 500 to 350 BC. This is one of a series for ancient scripts. Changes in version 1.2 (2005/06/17) o Font supplied as Postscript Type1 instead of MetaFont Changes in version 1.1 (2000/09/24) o Added numerals Changes in version 1.0 (1999/03/14) o First public release ------------------------------------------------------------------ Author: Peter Wilson (Herries Press) herries dot press at earthlink dot net Copyright 1999--2005 Peter R. Wilson This work may be distributed and/or modified under the conditions of the Latex Project Public License, either version 1.3 of this license or (at your option) any later version. The latest version of the license is in http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt and version 1.3 or later is part of all distributions of LaTeX version 2003/06/01 or later. This work has the LPPL maintenance status "author-maintained". This work consists of the files: README (this file) oldprsn.dtx oldprsn.ins oldprsn.pdf and the derived files oldprsn.sty ot1copsn.fd t1copsn.fd oldprsn.map copsn10.mf ------------------------------------------------------------------ The distribution consists of the following files: README (this file) oldprsn.dtx oldprsn.ins oldprsn.pdf (user manual) tryoldprsn.tex (example usage) tryoldprsn.pdf copsn10.afm copsn10.pfb copsn10.tfm To install the bundle: o If you want MetaFont sources uncomment the appropriate lines in oldprsn.ins. o run: latex oldprsn.ins, which will generate: oldprsn.sty *.fd files oldprsn.map and possibly copsn10.mf o Move *.sty and *.fd files to a location where LaTeX will find them e.g., .../texmf-local/tex/latex/oldprsn o Move *.afm, *.pfb and *.tfm files to where LaTeX looks for font information e.g., .../texmf-var/fonts/afm/public/archaic/*.afm .../texmf-var/fonts/type1/public/archaic/*.pfb .../texmf-var/fonts/tfm/public/archaic/*.tfm o Add the *.map information to the dvips/pdftex font maps If you want the MetaFont version as well: o Move the *.mf files to, e.g., .../texmf-var/fonts/source/public/oldprsn o Add a line like the following to the (texmf/fontname/)special.map file: copsn10.mf public oldprsn o Refresh the database (for more information on the above see the FAQ). o run: (pdf)latex tryoldprsn for a test of the font If you want a full manual with all the MetaFont and LaTeX code and commentry, comment out the \OnlyDescription line in oldprsn.dtx. o run: (pdf)latex oldprsn.dtx o (for an index run: makeindex -s gind.ist *.idx) o run: (pdf)latex *.dtx o Print *.(pdf|dvi) for a hardcopy of the package manual 2005/06/17 Peter Wilson herries dot press at earthlink dot net The distribution consists of the following files: README (this file) oldprsn.ins oldprsn.dtx tryfont.tex The distribution is provided under the terms of the LaTeX Project Public License (LPPL). To install the package: o run: latex oldprsn.ins, which will generate: copsn*.mf files *.fd files oldprsn.sty o run: latex oldprsn.dtx o run: makeindex -s gind.ist oldprsn o run: latex oldprsn.dtx o Print oldprsn.dvi for a hardcopy of the package manual o Move the generated files to locations where LaTeX will find them. For example: the copsn*.mf files to .../texmf/fonts/source/public/oldprsn the *.fd and .sty files to /texmf/tex/latex/local/oldprsn On a teTeX distribution you might also have to add the following line to texmf/fontname/special.map: copsn10.mf public oldprsn On a teTeX distribution remember to run texhash after moving the files. o run: latex tryfont for a testpage of the font 2000/09/16 Peter Wilson email@example.com
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oldprsn – Fonts old Persian cuneiform script
Fonts (provided both as METAFONT source and in Adobe Type 1 format) and macros for old Persian writing. This cuneiform script was in use between about 500 BCE and 350 BCE.
This is one of a series of archaic fonts.
The LaTeX Project Public License|
Peter R. Wilson|
|Contained in||TeX Live as archaic|
|MiKTeX as archaic|
fonts reproducing archaic scripts or inscriptions
font available in Adobe Type 1 format
fonts distributed as METAFONT source