Unicode/MUFI OpenType font for medievalists (Latin, IPA, Runic, Greek) Maintained by:email@example.com Port Added: 28 Aug 2006 13:42:11 License: not specified in port
Junicode is an advanced Unicode font for medieval scholars, including the
full range of characters for languages written in the Latin script. It
also mostly implements the recommendation of the Medieval Unicode Font
The following languages are fully supported: Old and Middle English, Old
Icelandic, Runic, Latin, Gothic and Sanskrit transliterations, IPA
(International Phonetic Alphabet) and Greek (based on the Greek Double
Pica cut by Alexander Wilson of Glasgow in the eighteenth century).
Junicode supports the following OpenType features: f and long-s ligatures,
contextual and stylistic alternates (calt, salt), horizontal kerning
(kern), discretionary ligatures (circled numbers and letters via dlig),
MUFI historical ligatures (hlig), glyph (de)composition (ccmp), correct
positioning of combining marks -- mark-to-base (mark) and mark-to-mark
(mkmk), small caps (smcp and c2sc), old-style figures (onum), super- and
subscript numbers (sups and subs), Unicode fractions (frac), swashes
(swsh) and mirrored runes (rtlm).
Junicode's OpenType style sets provide support for Nordic and Insular
letter-forms, Old English typography, enlarged minuscules, E caudata,
alternate yogh, MUFI's overlined/deleted characters and many more.
Update to version 0.7.6. 
Change the pkg-descr. 
NOTE: the name of the regular font has changed from
Junicode-Regular.ttf to Junicode.ttf!
PR: ports/168891 
Submitted by: bsam (me), 
Nikola Lecic 
Approved by: Nikola Lecic (maintainer)