Package fonts-otf-gfs-olga: Information

Source package: fonts-otf-gfs-olga
Version: 20160509-alt1_5
Build time:  Feb 9, 2022, 11:58 AM
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License: OFL
Summary: GFS Olga, a 20th century oblique Greek font family
Description: 
In Greece the terms italic and oblique have the same meaning since they are
borrowed from the Latin typographic practice without any real historical
equivalent in Greek history. Until the end of the 19th century Greek typefaces
were cut and cast independently, not as members of a font family. The
mechanization of type cutting allowed the transformation of upright Greek
typefaces to oblique designs. Nonetheless, the typesetting practice of a
cursive Greek font to complement an upright one did not survive the 19th
century.

The experimental font GFS Olga (1995) attempts to revive this lost tradition.
The typeface was designed and digitized by George Matthiopoulos, based on the
historical Porson Greek type (1803) with the intention to be the companion of
the upright GFS Didot font whenever there is a need for an italic alternative.

List of rpms provided by this srpm:
fonts-otf-gfs-olga (noarch)
fonts-otf-gfs-olga-doc (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. 7, 2022 Igor Vlasenko 20160509-alt1_5
- update to new release by fcimport
Oct. 20, 2017 Igor Vlasenko 20060908-alt3_22
- update to new release by fcimport
July 26, 2016 Igor Vlasenko 20060908-alt3_20
- update to new release by fcimport