Dean Anderson dean_anderson at SACARI.ORG
Fri Nov 12 22:02:20 UTC 2004

Was Jaipur one of the original Mac system fonts? If so, it wouldn't
violate copyright. But does it have a rich set of conjuncts?


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Indology [mailto:INDOLOGY at] On Behalf Of
>Patrick Olivelle
>Sent: Friday, November 12, 2004 6:14 AM
>Subject: Re: Devanagari
>I have been using Madhav Deshpande's Madhushree font (with
>Manjushree for the transliterated text), but it is not free.
>However, there is the Jaipur font -- an old one, and I think
>free. I can send you a copy if you would like (so long as I am
>not violating a copyright!!).. atrick
>>I have been following the correspondence about Devanagari with
>>interest and increasing frustration.   Isn't there anyone else who,
>>like me, just wants a Mac font (or set of fonts) with all the
>>for correct Sanskrit?
>>I don't see why I should have to buy OS X (and probably a new
>>to run it on) just to try what sounds like yet another Hindi
>font.  I'm
>>not bothered about Unicode, cross-platform compatibility and all the
>>rest of it, so long as I can print out Sanskrit teaching
>>materials with accuracy.    (Vedic accent marks would be nice, but I
>>can manage without them.)
>>At least one good Sanskrit (free) font has been available for
>PC for at
>>least 10 years now.  Why is there apparently nothing for Mac, apart
>>from the very expensive commercial ones?
>>Valerie J Roebuck
>>Manchester, UK
>>At 7:12 pm -0800 11/11/04, Stefan Baums wrote:
>>>the Unicode text only specifies the basic letters.  The number of
>>>conjuncts used in displaying the text is entirely up to the font.
>>>Most of the Unicode Devanagari fonts currently available
>cater to the
>>>modern languages and lack some of the conjuncts that we
>would like to
>>>have for Sanskrit.

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