[Fedora-trans-list] Including Bangla OT Fonts.
jamil at billcoms.com
Wed Jan 21 05:13:47 UTC 2004
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sayamindu Dasgupta" <sayamindu at clai.net>
To: "Alan Cox" <alan at redhat.com>
Cc: "Jamil Ahmed" <jamil at billcoms.com>; <fedora-trans-list at redhat.com>;
"Progga" <abulfazl at juniv.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 2004 6:26 PM
Subject: Re: [Fedora-trans-list] Including Bangla OT Fonts.
> On Tue, 2004-01-20 at 06:46 -0500, Alan Cox wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 20, 2004 at 02:38:51PM +0600, Jamil Ahmed wrote:
> > > We have already build RPM for this purpose.
> > > But, What about Anaconda? we have translated it fully. :-|
> > Can you explain about Bangla fonts ?
> We have created a number of GPL'ed Opentype fonts - the project site is
> The download link do not work - however, the files are downloadable from
> The font that I recommend for use at this moment is MuktiNarrow -
> This font does not look good when you do printing with it - but at
> present , Indic printing is not possible from GNOME (support is still
> not there in libgnomeprint). Printing from KDE is possible (if you use
> QT 3.2 or above), but Bengali input in KDE based apps is still quite
> The MuktiNarrow has been developed from the glyphs of the fonts donated
> by M/S Cyberscape Multimedia Limited. Details at
> For best results, the MuktiNarrow font should be used with hinting
> turned off - which can achieved on a system-wide basis by inserting the
> following lines in /etc/fonts/fonts.conf or in /etc/fonts/local.conf
> <match target="font">
> <test name="family">
> <string>Mukti Narrow</string>
> <edit name="hinting">
You will get some more details from the attached text file. :-)
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