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The Cochineal Font Package

Cochineal is a fork from the Crimson fonts (Roman, Italic, Bold, BoldItalic only) released under the OFL by Sebastian Kosch. These remarkable fonts are inspired by the famous oldstyle fonts in the garalde family (Garamond, Bembo) but, in the end, look more similar to Minion, though with smaller xheight and less plain in detail. The Crimson fonts on which these were based had roughly 4200 glyphs in the four styles mentioned above. Cochineal adds more than 1500 glyphs in those styles so that it is possible to make a TeX support collection that contains essentially all glyphs in all styles. Bringing the Semibold styles up the same level would have required adding about 2000 additional glyphs, which I could not even contemplate.

The fonts are provided in OpenType and PostScript formats. As with Crimson, they are released under SIL's OFL, details of which are spelled out in the file OFL.txt accompanying the package.

The TeX font metrics, font definition files and other support files for Cochineal,
i.e., the other files in the archive cochineal.zip, 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 this
license is in http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt and version 1.3 or later is
part of all distributions of LaTeX version 2003/12/01 or later. Those files and
LaTeX support file cochineal.sty are

  Copyright (c) 2016--2018 Michael Sharpe

Files provided "as is", with no warranties.

The support files are provided in encodings OT1, T1, TS1 and LY1 for users of Western scripts, LGR for Greek scripts and T2A and OT2 for Cyrillic scripts.

Current version: 1.048

Changes in version 1.048
1. Corrected some accents (esp., macron, tilde) in upright bold.
2. Corrected the TS1 encoded tfm files. They now work as intended.

Changes in version 1.047
Corrected spacing and kerning for upper-case Greek letters with diacritics.

Changes in version 1.046
Corrected the T2A encoded fonts which in the previous version lacked the necessary ligatures.

Changes in version 1.045
The changes made to the T2A encoded fonts in version 1.044 did not in fact end up in that version, thanks to an error in my generating script. They are now included.

Changes in version 1.044
1. Corrected the metadata for Cochineal-Bold. (Thanks to Ricardo Berlasso.)
2. Corrected the Cyrillic T2A encoded tfms, which now work as expected.

Changes in version 1.043
Modified the spacing of the math comma and period when using the option cochineal with newtxmath.

Changes in version 1.042
Modified the sty file so that Cochineal text figure styles are selected always in the \AtEndPreamble hook. (Formerly, using babel would prevent this.)

Changes in version 1.041
Added two entries to smcp table so that dotlessi and dotlessj map to correct small cap glyph.

Changes in version 1.04
Small modifications to sizes to provide better match across styles.

Changes in version 1.03:
1. Some modifications to a number of glyphs, spacing and kerning.
2. Added uni2016---required for some footnote macros.

Changes in version 1.02:
Modified the {OT1,T1,LY1}Cochineal-{OsF,LF,TLF,TOsF}.fd files so that the swashQ tests work correctly even when cochineal.sty is not loaded.

Changes in version 1.01:
Corrected lgr encodings to replace Delta and Omega with uni0394 and uni03A9 respectively.

Please send comments and bug reports or suggestions for improvement to

msharpe at ucsd dot edu

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (5.2M).

cochineal – Cochineal fonts with sup­port

Cochineal is a fork from the Crim­son fonts (Ro­man, Italic, Bold, BoldI­talic only) re­leased un­der the OFL by Se­bas­tian Kosch. Th­ese re­mark­able fonts are in­spired by the fa­mous old­style fonts in the gar­alde fam­ily (Gara­mond, Bembo) but, in the end, look more sim­i­lar to Min­ion, though with smaller xheight and less plain in de­tail. The Crim­son fonts on which these were based had roughly 4200 glyphs in the four styles men­tioned above. Cochineal adds more than 1500 glyphs in those styles so that it is pos­si­ble to make a sup­port col­lec­tion that con­tains es­sen­tially all glyphs in all styles. Bring­ing the Semi­bold styles up the same level would have re­quired adding about 2000 ad­di­tional glyphs, which I could not even con­tem­plate.

The fonts are pro­vided in OpenType and PostScript for­mats.

Ver­sion1.048 2018-10-15
Li­censesThe Project Public Li­cense 1.3
The SIL Open Font Li­cense
Main­tainerMichael Sharpe
TDS archivecochineal.tds.zip
Con­tained inTeX Live as cochineal
MiKTeX as cochineal
TopicsFont serif
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Font t1enc
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