khotot 

About:This project aims at increasing the number of available Arabic free and open source fonts. The goals of this project are,
  • Create and/or salvage free and open TTF Arabic fonts.
  • Create a central repository of all free and open source Arabic fonts (TTF and otherwise) in order to get them included into the various distributions.
  • To better couple and artistically match Arabic fonts to their latin counterparts.
Start Date:Feb 27, 2003
Status:Our font collection is basically usable, work in progress to add more advanced typographic features
Maintainer:hosny
Contributors:halumi :: khalid :: al_saidi :: ychahibi
Mailing List:Developer

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Mothanna 0.02 Thabit 0.02 KACST fonts
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IDDue DatePriorityStateAssigned ToDescription
1942007-06-08HighDonehosnyProper positioning of Arabic diacritics (Harakat)
1952007-06-14HighDonehosnyNew GPL'd Latin glyphs
1972008-01-01HighInProgresshosnyArabic font for web and GUI
1982008-01-01NormalPendingAllBetter handeling of stacked diacritics.
1992008-01-01NormalPendingNoneLocalized font information

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History Log 


(Jul 22, 2011)
Version 5.0 of KacstOne featuring a new bold version is now available. Check out the full announcement.


(Sep 16, 2009)
Kacst fonts 2.01 and Kacst One 3.0 released. Check out the full announcement.


(Jul 01, 2008)
We released a new (with bug fixes) KACST fonts 2.0 release. See the full announcement.


(Aug 19, 2007)
Khaled Hosny announced the new 2.0 release in the mailing list.


(Jul 16, 2007)
Khaled Hosny announced the new 1.9beta2 release in the mailing list.


(Jun 23, 2007)
Khaled Hosny announced the new 1.9beta1 release in the mailing list.


(Jun 08, 2007)
A new Wiki page is started to organise our feture development plans.


(Jul 09, 2004)
Mohammed Elzubeir prepares a Debian package and submits an ITP report #258320. Arabeyes TTF fonts are now in Debian's apt repository.


(Jul 02, 2004)
Nadim Shaikli updates the Arabeyes contributed fonts (version-1.1) to include acceptable latin characters and hinting as noted in this post.


(Apr 23, 2004)
Roozbeh Pournader (of FarsiWeb) notes via this post the availablity of FarsiFonts version-0.2 which include Arabic glyphs.


(Jul 20, 2003)
Yousef AL-Harthi (of KACST) notes via his post the availablity of KACST version-1.4 Arabic fonts.


(Jun 12, 2003)
In order to kick off Arabeyes' involvment in the fonts project Nadim Shaikli takes it upon himself to go through the entire process required to create/salvage fonts. He uploads his initial completed work of reformated freeware fonts for testing.

 


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