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Re: About Vera fonts (was: Fedora Core 2 wishlists)



On Wed, Dec 10, 2003 at 11:59:37AM -0700, Dax Kelson wrote:
> On 11:21:17 am 12/10/03 Bill Nottingham <notting redhat com> wrote:
> > Julien Olivier (julo altern org) said:
> > >  If we are more than 2 people thinking that Vera is really better than
> > >  Nimbus/Luxi, is there a hope to see Fedora use them by default then
> > >  (provided that there is a good solution to the coverage issue and to
> > >  the fact that the serif oblique font doesn't work in OpenOffice) ?
> >
> > Solving the coverage issue is rather nontrivial though - good
> > fontographers are hard to find.
> 
> How about BitStream? Might  they be interested in finishing the work they
> started? Anyone have a contact?

I talked to them about it briefly when there was possible funding to add
8859-14 coverage. They pointed me at Jim Gettys and showed no interest




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