Re: AFII font for UCS:2000

From: Yung-Fong Tang (
Date: Fri Oct 15 1999 - 13:22:38 EDT

Markus Kuhn wrote:

> ISO/IEC JTC1/SC2/WG2/N2047 says that AFII has prepared a font that
> covers all non-CJK characters of UCS:2000, which will be used to print
> the ISO standard. It also says that AFII does not exist any more.

Does this mean that font have all liguratures for Indic languages ?

> What will happen to this potentially very useful reference font? Is
> there a chance that it could be donated to the public?
> It should not be too difficult to find people willing to continue
> maintenance of this font if it is made available freely. Actually, I
> myself, and I guess also some of my collaborators in the XFree86 Unicode
> font project, would probably be very happy to assist in maintaining it
> as a public resource for printing character-set reference tables and
> many other applications.
> Who were the members of AFII and who is in charge of the remaining AFII
> resources now?
> Would it be possible and feasible to revive AFII as an open volunteer
> project?
> Markus
> --
> Markus G. Kuhn, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK
> Email: mkuhn at, WWW: <>

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