Fedora 12 Update: paratype-pt-sans-fonts-20100112-2.fc12

updates at fedoraproject.org updates at fedoraproject.org
Thu Feb 18 22:37:50 UTC 2010

Fedora Update Notification
2010-02-18 16:58:36

Name        : paratype-pt-sans-fonts
Product     : Fedora 12
Version     : 20100112
Release     : 2.fc12
URL         : http://www.paratype.com/public/
Summary     : A pan-Cyrillic typeface
Description :

The PT Sans family was developed as part of the “Public Types of Russian
Federation” project. This project aims at enabling the peoples of Russia to
read and write their native languages, using free/libre fonts. It is
dedicated to the 300-year anniversary of the Russian civil type invented by
Peter the Great from 1708 to 1710, and was realized with financial support
from the Russian Federal Agency for Press and Mass Communications.

The fonts include support for all 54 title¹ languages of the Russian
Federation as well as more common Western, Central European and Cyrillic
blocks making them unique and a very important tool for modern digital

PT Sans is a grotesque font based on Russian type designs of the second part
of the 20th century. However, it also includes very distinctive features of
modern humanistic design, fulfilling present day aesthetic and functional

It was designed by Alexandra Korolkova, Olga Umpeleva and Vladimir Yefimov
and released by ParaType.

¹ A “title” language is named after an ethnic group.

This package includes the four basic styles and two narrows styles for
economic setting.

%_font_pkg -f 57-paratype-pt-sans.conf PTS*.ttf PTN*.ttf
%doc *.txt *.pdf



  [ 1 ] Bug #556308 - Review Request: paratype-pt-sans-fonts - A pan-Cyrillic typeface

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update paratype-pt-sans-fonts' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at

More information about the package-announce mailing list