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CTAN update: garamond-libre

Date: July 23, 2019 10:43:54 AM CEST
Daniel Benjamin Miller submitted an update to the garamond-libre package. Version number: 1.1 License type: mit Summary description: The Garamond Libre font face Announcement text:
v1.1 (July 21, 2019): added kerning for Latin and some other characters; fixed bounding box glitch; minor changes
This package is located at http://mirror.ctan.org/fonts/garamond-libre More information is at https://www.ctan.org/pkg/garamond-libre
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Erik Braun
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garamond-libre – The Garamond Libre font face

Garamond Libre is a free and open-source old-style font family. It is a “true Garamond,” i.e., it is based off the designs of 16th-century French engraver Claude Garamond (also spelled Garamont).

The Roman design is Garamond’s; the italics are from a design by Robert Granjon. The upright Greek font is after a design by Firmin Didot; the “italic” Greek font is after a design by Alexander Wilson.

The font family includes support for Latin, Greek (monotonic and polytonic) and Cyrillic scripts, as well as small capitals, old-style figures, superior and inferior figures, historical ligatures, Byzantine musical symbols, the IPA and swash capitals.

Currently, regular, italic and bold fonts are provided; there is no set timeframe for the completion of a bold italic.

The fonts are provided in OpenType format, and are intended to be used with Lua or XeLaTeX via fontspec.

Packagegaramond-libre
Version1.1
Copyright2019 Daniel Benjamin Miller
MaintainerDaniel Benjamin Miller

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