./fonts/alkalami [Unicode font for African Arabic script]
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Version: 2.000, Package name: alkalami-2.000
Maintained by: George Rosamond
Master sites:
Alkalami is a font designed for Arabic-based writing systems in the
Kano region of Nigeria and Niger.

Alkalami (pronounced al-KA-la-mi) is the local word for the Arabic
"qalam", a type of sharpened stick used for writing on wooden boards
in the Kano region of Nigeria and in Niger, and what gives the style
its distinct appearance. The baseline stroke is very thick and
solid. The ascenders and other vertical strokes including the teeth
are very narrow when compared to the baseline. A generous line
height is necessary to allow for deep swashes and descenders, and
the overall look of the page is a very black, solid rectangle.
Diacritics are much smaller in scale, with very little distance
from the main letters.

Filesize: 985.546 KB
Version History (View Complete History)
  • (2022-06-13) Updated to version: alkalami-2.000
  • (2022-06-03) Updated to version: alkalami-1.300
  • (2020-05-25) Updated to version: alkalami-1.200
  • (2020-01-13) Package added to openports.se, version alkalami-1.100 (created)
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CVS Commit History:

   2020-05-24 23:33:39 by Anthony J. Bentley | Files touched by this commit (2)
Log message:
Update to alkalami-1.200.
Release notes: https://software.sil.org/alkalami/release-1-200/
   2020-05-24 21:40:09 by Anthony J. Bentley | Files touched by this commit (29)
Log message:
Don't install webfonts to /usr/local/share/fonts.
Webfonts are only useful to serve over the web. On OpenBSD, where
/var/www is on a different partition from /usr/local and not visible
from chroot, there's no way for pkg_add to keep these files up to date
once they've been copied to a webserver.
Maybe we'll install webfonts to /var/www in the future. Whether we do or
not, installing them to /usr/local as we do now won't help.
ok sthen@ pamela@ rsadowski@