[Scribus] Questions to Gentium, Myriad Pro, and Minion Pro
Fri May 27 19:37:40 CEST 2005
Maciej Hanski wrote:
>I've started to to create a Wiki article with well chosen free typefaces for
>Polish users (please lads from pl, don't hesitate to join me in rhyme:):
>Now the questions:
>1. What is Gentium ( http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&item_id=Gentium )
>best to use for: books, magazines, small prints? Has anyone gathered
>some experience with this typeface, are there any issues to expect?
>2. Myriad Pro and Minion Pro (delivered with Adobe Reader 7): what's
>their licence? Can we reliably use them for free in Scribus? Any links would be great.
Well, regarding Gentium, lools to be a good font for printing of books,
magazine articles, but not too good for the screen, low-resolution monitors.
Regarding, Adobe's Myriad and Minion typefaces, they are copyright and
sell for high prices. I don't think Adobe would permit distribution of
them in Linux or any other OS. This is my opinion.
frank gaud? (aka tanzen) at web site http://yantrayoga.typepad.com/noname
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