[NTG-context] Sanskrit font

Martin Fechner fechner at bbaw.de
Fri Jun 22 12:27:14 CEST 2012


Am 22.06.2012 12:05, schrieb S Barmeier:
> On 06/22/2012 06:23 PM, Martin Fechner wrote:
>> Hey list,
>>
>> does anybody know an useable font for sanskrit writings another then
>> sanskrit2003.ttf? It is preferred to have the same range (with ligatures
>> etc.) as the sanskrit2003.ttf.
>>
>> Best regards,
>>
>> Martin
>
> It is hard to imagine that there is only one usable font for the
> devanagari script. Have you looked at
> http://www.wazu.jp/gallery/Fonts_Devanagari.html for example? Ligatures
> are an essential feature of devanagari, so I expect there is no font
> which doesn't support ligatures.
>
> I'd be interested to see whether you manage to successfully use
> devanagari with context. (I vaguely remember a mailing list posting that
> devanagari is not supported...?)
>
> Severin

Thank you for the link. We will have a look at this. Firstly we need the 
font for a web publication, but maybe a use with context will follow.

Martin


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