From: Dean Snyder (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Mar 06 2003 - 12:00:40 EST
John Hudson wrote at 7:31 AM on Thursday, March 6, 2003:
>At 06:29 AM 3/6/2003, Dean Snyder wrote:
>>The most elegant fonts I am aware of for classical Hebrew are produced by
>>Linguist's Software, <http://linguistsoftware.com/>. Their HebraicaII is
>>used by Biblia Hebraica, the Oxford Hebrew Bible Project, and the Dead
>>Sea Scrolls Project.
>The Society of Biblical Literature has set up a Fonts Foundation to fund
>the development of high quality OpenType fonts for Biblical scholarship.
>The SBL Hebrew font is currently in beta testing, and will be followed by
>Greek and Latin extensions. If anyone is interested in finding out more
>about this project, or about becoming a partner in the Font Foundation,
>they should contact Kent Richards or Patrick Durusau at SBL. I can provide
>contact information if contacted off-list.
>Tiro Typeworks www.tiro.com
"SBL is pioneering the design of three unicode fonts for Hebrew, Greek,
and Latin, in conjunction with a professional type foundry,
Tiro... SBL and the font foundation will lobby Microsoft to distribute
the font with its future releases of Windows."
Will you similarly lobby Apple?
Dean A. Snyder
Scholarly Technology Specialist
Center For Scholarly Resources, Sheridan Libraries
Garrett Room, MSE Library, 3400 N. Charles St.
The Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland, USA 21218
office: 410 516-6850 mobile: 410 245-7168 fax: 410-516-6229
Manager, Digital Hammurabi Project: www.jhu.edu/digitalhammurabi
Manager, Initiative for Cuneiform Encoding: www.jhu.edu/ice
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