tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Mon Jun 29 00:06:26 2009
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Re: Alternatives to Code2000 PUA Klingon Font
Michael Everson (email@example.com)
On 29 Jun 2009, at 05:09, qa'vaj wrote:
> I apologize that there are issues.
It's OK. A lot of older fonts have such issues.
> I don't have Windows booted, but I'm pretty sure that just browsing
> the font displays only boxes for me too. However, they work fine in
> Word. You have to have a keyboard installed that can insert the PUA
> codes when you type, though. I think qurgh has made one available
> for pre-Vista machines (and maybe for Vista as well now).
I'm pretty sure it should work if the headers and postscript names are
whipped into compliance.
> As for the header, fix any way you like. The only license issue is
> that 10(?) of the glyphs in HaSta reproduce the Skybox glyphs.
If you drew them yourself and did not use their font you are fine.
> Everything else I created and is public domain.
Public domain licence then.
What shall I put for the designer? qa'vaj? Your terrestrial name? Have
you a website?
> 'Klinz' is a reference to words from the 'other' Klingon language (I
> don't have the references, I think created by someone named Ford for
> a novel). There's no relationship to the font, just it's the 'other'
> font in Lawrence's orthography paper.
Not sure which "paper" that is... Klinzai and Klinzhai are two full
spellings for that, along with Klingonaase.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/