[INDOLOGY] unicode grantha fonts

Paul Hackett ph2046 at columbia.edu
Wed Jun 17 09:45:03 EDT 2020


Be aware that (some of?) those fonts may not be properly constructed.  Following this exchange, I installed a few of the NotoSans fonts and began have software problem (Adobe programs crashing on launch).  I removed the fonts and the problems disappeared.

Regards,

Paul

> On Jun 15, 2020, at 11:07 AM, Jan Kucera via INDOLOGY <indology at list.indology.info> wrote:
> 
> Greetings, note that using the hinted versions improves readability on screens, especially at lower font sizes.
> 
> https://github.com/googlefonts/noto-fonts/tree/master/phaseIII_only/hinted/ttf/NotoSansGrantha
> 
> Thanks,
> Jan
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: INDOLOGY <indology-bounces at list.indology.info> On Behalf Of Jean-Luc Chevillard via INDOLOGY
> Sent: 15 June 2020 15:53
> To: Indology List <indology at list.indology.info>
> Subject: Re: [INDOLOGY] unicode grantha fonts
> 
> Cher François Patte,
> 
> voici, grâce à Vinodh Rajan, un lien qui devrait répondre à votre attente
> 
> <QUOTE Vinodh Rajan>
> Hi Jean-Luc,
> 
> [...]
>  You can download it directly from Google's repository in Github.
> 
> https://github.com/googlefonts/noto-fonts/tree/master/phaseIII_only/unhinted/otf/NotoSansGrantha 
> 
> 
> https://github.com/googlefonts/noto-fonts/tree/master/phaseIII_only/unhinted/otf/NotoSerifGrantha 
> 
> 
> 
> [...]
> 
> You can always use Aksharamukha to convert Devanagari or IAST to Unicode Grantha.
> 
> http://aksharamukha.appspot.com/describe/Grantha
> 
> V
> 
> </QUOTE>
> 
> Amicalement
> 
> -- Jean-Luc Chevillard (in Müssen)
> 
> 
> https://twitter.com/JLC1956
> 
> 
> On 15/06/2020 10:28, François Patte via INDOLOGY wrote:
>> Bonjour,
>> 
>> Can we found fonts for grantha (otf, ttf) coded in unicode according 
>> to the unicode grantha chart?
>> 
>> I know a font: e-tamil-grantha which is coded according to the unicode 
>> bengali chart, it would be better to have a font with grantha at its 
>> right place.
>> 
>> Thank you.
>> 
>> 
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