Spec URL: http://ozamosi.fedorapeople.org/gdouros-alexander-fonts.spec
SRPM URL: http://ozamosi.fedorapeople.org/gdouros-alexander-fonts-3.01-1.fc12.src.rpm
A text typeface using the Greek letters designed by Alexander Wilson
(1714-1786), a Scottish doctor, astronomer, and typefounder, who established a
typefoundry in Glasgow in 1744. The type was especially designed for an edition
of Homer’s epics, published in 1756-8 by Andrew and Robert Foulis, printers to
the University of Glasgow. A modern revival, Wilson Greek, was designed by
Matthew Carter in 1995. Peter S. Baker is also using Wilson’s Greek type in his
Junicode font for medieval scholars (2007).
Latin and Cyrillic are based on a Garamond typeface. The font covers the
Windows Glyph List, IPA Extensions, Greek Extended, Ancient Greek Numbers,
Byzantine and Ancient Greek Musical Notation, various typographic extras and
several Open Type features (Case-Sensitive Forms, Small Capitals, Subscript,
Superscript, Numerators, Denominators, Fractions, Old Style Figures, Historical
Forms, Stylistic Alternates, Ligatures).
It was created by George Douros.
rpmlint gives a no-documentation warning. Upstream distributes no documentation.
Spec is clean. Regarding the fontconfig part:
1. a Greek font belongs to the < 65 range (≥ 65 is anything that does not fit in Latin - Greek - Cyrillic, see fontconfig-priorities.txt)
2. are you sure this is a fantasy font? I seems quite usable in a professional context to me (see fontconfig-generics.txt)
However both elements are quite easy to tweak even after inclusion and you've been a solid packager to far. Therefore I'm going to approve the package and let you the judge on them.
⟴⟴⟴ APPROVED ⟴⟴⟴
You can now continue from
I hope the process was pleasant, and that it will inspire you to package a
other fonts for Fedora. Please do not hesitate to suggest improvements to our
organisation or documentation on the fonts mailing list.
Thank you for another contribution to our font package pool.
(It may be a good idea to package the pdf of samples on the author's page as %doc BTW)
New Package CVS Request
Package Name: gdouros-alexander-fonts
Short Description: A Greek typeface inspired by Alexander Wilson
Branches: F11 F12
gdouros-alexander-fonts-3.01-2.fc12 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 12.
gdouros-alexander-fonts-3.01-2.fc12 has been pushed to the Fedora 12 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
gdouros-alexander-fonts-3.01-2.fc11 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 11.
gdouros-alexander-fonts-3.01-2.fc11 has been pushed to the Fedora 11 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Please do not forget to close review bug when the package has been built fedora-side