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New on CTAN: cid

Date: November 22, 2023 9:11:53 PM CET
Martin Sievers submitted the cid package. Version number: 1.0 2023-11-21 License type: lppl1.3c Summary description: A class for submissions to the “Commentarii informaticae didacticae (CID) Announcement text:
This is the first version of the CID class file for submissions to the “Commentarii informaticae didacticae (CID)”
This package is located at https://mirrors.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/cid More information is at https://www.ctan.org/pkg/cid CTAN is run entirely by volunteers and supported by TeX user groups. Please join a user group or donate to one, see https://ctan.org/lugs
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Ina Dau --

cid – Fonts defined by character identifier

CID-keyed fonts were developed by Adobe to handle character sets containing large numbers of glyphs, notably for East Asian languages (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, etc.). The glyphs are addressed by number rather than name, and organized into so-called collections.

Several of Adobe’s CID mapping files are distributed as part of Cont. In Live, they are in the directory texmf-dist/fonts/cid.

See the Wikipedia entry, among other places, for more information.




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