Package fonts-ttf-sil-andika-new-basic: Information

Source package: fonts-ttf-sil-andika-new-basic
Version: 5.500-alt1_4
Build time:  Apr 8, 2022, 07:36 AM
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License: OFL
Summary: SIL Andika New Basic, a font family for literacy and beginning readers
Andika New Basic is a limited-character-set (no extended IPA or Cyrillic)
version of Andika that includes regular, bold, italic and bold-italic faces.

Andika is a sans serif, Unicode-compliant font family designed especially for
literacy use, taking into account the needs of beginning readers. The focus is
on clear, easy-to-perceive letter-forms that will not be readily confused with
one another.

A sans serif font is preferred by some literacy personnel for teaching people
to read. Its forms are simpler and less cluttered than those of most serif
fonts. For years, literacy workers have had to make do with fonts that were
not really suitable for beginning readers and writers. In some cases, literacy
specialists have had to tediously assemble letters from a variety of fonts in
order to get all of the characters they need for their particular language
project, resulting in confusing and unattractive publications. Andika
addresses those issues.

List of rpms provided by this srpm:
fonts-ttf-sil-andika-new-basic (noarch)

Maintainer: Igor Vlasenko

List of contributors:
Igor Vlasenko

    1. rpm-build-fedora-compat-fonts
    2. rpm-build-fonts
    3. rpm-macros-fedora-compat
    4. rpm-macros-fonts
    5. unzip

Last changed

Feb. 20, 2022 Igor Vlasenko 5.500-alt1_4
- new version