[INDOLOGY] Correction and updates of Nirnay Sagar Fonts

Krishnaprasad G krishnaprasadah.g at gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 03:06:04 UTC 2019

Thanks a lot for the feedback. We will work on the knots, and horizontal
lines. When we were tracing the half न we missed to identify the
dissimilarity with full न
Thanks and Regards

On Mon, Feb 18, 2019 at 11:43 PM Madhav Deshpande <mmdesh at umich.edu> wrote:

> Dear Krishnaprasad Ji,
>      Great to see your progress.  A comment.  Some horizontal lines, like
> that न, look thicker than the top line and lines in some other characters.
> The thickness should be uniform.  Similarly, the knot for न, म, भ etc.
> should look exactly the same, and it should look the same whether it
> appears in full or half forms of these characters.
> Madhav M. Deshpande
> Professor Emeritus
> Sanskrit and Linguistics
> University of Michigan
> [Residence: Campbell, California]
> On Mon, Feb 18, 2019 at 9:58 AM Krishnaprasad G via INDOLOGY <
> indology at list.indology.info> wrote:
>> Dear all
>> Some more characters.
>> Thanks
>> KP
>> On Thu 27 Dec, 2018, 8:11 PM Madhav Deshpande, <mmdesh at umich.edu> wrote:
>>> Dear Krishnaprasad Ji,
>>>      Thank you so much for this download link.  It is a wealth of useful
>>> resources.  With best regards,
>>> Madhav M. Deshpande
>>> Professor Emeritus
>>> Sanskrit and Linguistics
>>> University of Michigan
>>> [Residence: Campbell, California]
>>> On Wed, Dec 26, 2018 at 7:22 PM Krishnaprasad G <
>>> krishnaprasadah.g at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Thanks, everyone for supporting me giving feedbacks.
>>>> You can download from here.
>>>> https://yadi.sk/d/rDIogm1J3WjKp4
>>>> On Thu, Dec 27, 2018 at 8:43 AM Harry Spier <
>>>> hspier.muktabodha at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> Dominink Wujastyk wrote:
>>>>>>  modern font technology can help.  OpenType includes some
>>>>>> "alternates" or "contextual alternates" features that allow the user (or
>>>>>> auto-select) to select from multiple versions of a glyph.  But I'm sure you
>>>>>> know this.  And it's only certain advanced text-setting programs like TeX
>>>>>> that allow one to access such features easily (e.g., through fontspec
>>>>>> <https://ctan.org/pkg/fontspec?lang=en>, manual part IV).
>>>>> I use the FontCreator program from Hi-Logic which allows you to create
>>>>> open type "contextual features".  I've used this feature. I use the
>>>>> professional product which retails for $199.00 but their website says that
>>>>> the Home edition for $79.00 also has this feature (but the home edition
>>>>> cannot be used for commercial purposes).  The program only works on windows.
>>>>>> Such questions make me wish to consult Naik's classic work *Typography
>>>>>> of Devanagari <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/6241715>* (3 vols, 1971
>>>>>> rev. ed.), but I've never had access to a copy of this rare publication.
>>>>> I have this book. (Unfortunately its in storage in New York). Its been
>>>>> 20 years since I looked at it but I recall it was absolutely fascinating.
>>>>> As I recall  one volume gives examples of devanagari printing from the
>>>>> earliest printed editions up till fairly modern times (when it was
>>>>> published), another volume  describes the authors ideas for a devanagari
>>>>> typewriter and the third volume focuses on some esoteric ideas of the
>>>>> author.  I can't recall the details.
>>>>> Harry Spier
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