FONTS> Upgraded IndUni fonts

Dominik Wujastyk ucgadkw at UCL.AC.UK
Tue Feb 10 09:03:49 UTC 2009

The files on have been checked and re-checked, and we 
have tested the downloads on several machines and operating systems.  They 
are not corrupt.

If you have trouble downloading or unpacking these files, please seek help 
from your local computer support person (for many of us that means a 
12-year-old nephew :-)

Dr Dominik Wujastyk

On Tue, 10 Feb 2009, Dipak Bhattacharya wrote:

> 10 02 09
> Windows noted the following files as corrupt or invalid
> contains fonts based on URW++'s Courier-lookalike;
> contains fonts based on URW++'s Helvetica-lookalike;
> contains fonts based on URW++'s New Century Schoolbook-lookalike;
> contains fonts based on URW++'s Palatino-lookalike;
> contains fonts based on URW++'s Times-lookalike
> I use HP's Compaq Presario Desktop with DC hardware
> Dipak Bhattacharya
> --- On Thu, 22/1/09, Richard MAHONEY <r.mahoney at ICONZ.CO.NZ> wrote:
> From: Richard MAHONEY <r.mahoney at ICONZ.CO.NZ>
> Subject: FONTS> Upgraded IndUni fonts
> Date: Thursday, 22 January, 2009, 12:36 PM
> Dear Readers,
> John Smith's recently updated font collection will be of interest to
> some of you.
> -----Forwarded Message-----
> From: John Smith <jds10 at>
> To: Richard MAHONEY <r.mahoney at>
> Cc: John Smith <jds10 at>
> Subject: IndUni fonts
> Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2009 11:53:36 +0530
> [snip]
> I have recently created upgraded versions of my "IndUni" OpenType
> fonts. These are Unicode-compliant fonts that contain a comprehensive
> set of "Indological" characters, as well as all the European
> characters
> that scholars are likely to need. They are available as freeware, and
> include high-quality lookalikes for Times, Palatino, New Century
> Schoolbook, Helvetica and Courier. They are based on the freeware fonts
> so generously contributed by URW++ of Germany.
> The upgraded fonts now contain all the accented characters specified by
> MES-1, the smallest of the recognised Multilingual European Subsets of
> Unicode. They also contain numerous other accented forms that linguists
> tend to require (e.g. vowels with both macron and breve, vowels with
> both macron and tilde), all the accented characters needed for Pinyin,
> and a set of Cyrillic characters. This is, of course, in addition to
> all the characters known to be used in representing Indian languages in
> Roman script.
> As well as a greatly enhanced character set, the new versions of the
> fonts have had various small bugs fixed, and have been set up to work
> with both "composed" and "decomposed" forms of complex
> characters --
> e.g. the form for "a macron" will be used whether the document
> contains
> the one character U+0101 ("a macron") or the two characters U+0061
> ("a") + U+0304 ("macron"). Since there seems to be
> something of a shift
> in usage under way here, this is a major advantage.
> The fonts can be downloaded from
> John Smith
> John Smith
> jds10 at

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