Unicode-compliant Garamond font ?

Jean-Luc Chevillard jean-luc.chevillard at UNIV-PARIS-DIDEROT.FR
Thu Oct 1 14:44:10 UTC 2009

Dear list members,

is there a Unicode-compliant Garamond font
available somewhere on the internet?
(or a Garamond look-alike?)

Thanks for your feedback

-- Jean-Luc Chevillard

Richard MAHONEY a écrit :
> Dear Readers,
> John Smith's recently updated font collection will be of interest to
> some of you.
> -----Forwarded Message-----
> From: John Smith <jds10 at cam.ac.uk>
> To: Richard MAHONEY <r.mahoney at iconz.co.nz>
> Cc: John Smith <jds10 at cam.ac.uk>
> 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 http://bombay.indology.info/.
> John Smith
> John Smith
> jds10 at cam.ac.uk
> http://bombay.indology.info

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