[Fsf-friends] Good News!

Sayamindu Dasgupta unmadindu@Softhome.net
02 Oct 2002 14:22:31 +0530

On Wed, 2002-10-02 at 13:03, Nagarjuna G. wrote:
> A very good news.  I am just coming from a meeting with
> Mr. M.S. Sridhar (of Cyberscape Multimedia Limited) and Prof. Jitender
> Shaw (VJTI, Mumbai).  Sridhar is releasing the Indian Language TTF
> fonts (more than hundred) under GPL today the the birthday of Mahatma
> Gandhi.  He has fonts for all the languages.  The press release and
> release note will be posted by evening.  I wanted to break the news to
> all of you. We have been trying to have this meeting happen, but it
> happened today. The fonts will be putup on FSF-India's website for
> download, as well as their companies web site.  The details will be
> announced soon.  I will put it up on the FSF site as soon as I get the
> CD. We can also put them up at indic-computing site at sourceforge.
> Now the task is to make use of the set of TTF fonts and solve the
> immediate problem of encoding and rendering with TTF fonts in all the
> Indian Languages and release the GNU/Linux distro with GNOME
> applications enabled by January 26.  The next task is to convert these
> fonts to Open Type fonts as soon as possible.

this would be a BIG help for all of us out here 
-(BIG) cheers-

Sayamindu Dasgupta

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