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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.

Pack­agetex-gyre
Ver­sion2.501
Main­tainerBo­gusław Jack­owski
Janusz Mar­ian Nowacki

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