[Openfontlibrary] looking for corefonts replacements,
how to replace?, and site search
karl at freefriends.org
Thu Apr 12 14:44:10 PDT 2007
Courier New -
I seem to recall Bitstream, URW, and IBM all releasing versions of
Courier as free "software". Definitely URW.
> I wonder who has solid information on this issue?
URW released their version of the 35 core PostScript fonts under the GPL
many years ago. As far as I know they are "essentially" compatible with
Adobe's metrics (which are a changing target anyway).
Of course, other families have been released as free software, Charter,
Vera, Utopia, Gentium, and so forth. I think they were all originals,
I've tried to summarize the free (as in freedom, that is) font
information I know of at http://tug.org/fonts (written from a TeX
> Document fidelity is impossible unless you use the same font.
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