HVD Comic Serif fonts

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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
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Hannes von Döhren created this font to be a much hipper, serifed replacement to the universally dreaded Comic Sans. It's a hip font good for titling and creative treatments, such as lettering in comic strips.
 
Hannes von Döhren created this font to be a much hipper, serifed replacement to the universally dreaded Comic Sans. It's a hip font good for titling and creative treatments, such as lettering in comic strips.
  
 
{{admon/note | Packager | Correct the proposal and replace it with the final package '''description'''.}}
 
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== Characteristics ==
 
== Characteristics ==
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== Caveats ==
 
== Caveats ==
  
# There is a bit of confusion about the license of the font; there seem to
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On 2010-12-21, HVD clarified that the licensing is actually CC-BY 3.0 Unported, and that the other terms in Readme.txt were old and should have been removed (and will be removed).
be contradicting license statements:
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##http://www.fontsquirrel.com/license/HVD-Comic-Serif-Pro indicates
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personal and commercial use is fine, but redistribution and modification
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is not;
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##http://www.typographyserved.com/Gallery/HVD-Comic-Serif-Pro-%
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28Freefont%29/167205# indicates Creative Commons Attribution
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with the earlier license statement) and also indicates redistribution is
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# I contacted Hannes today to see if he would be open to having a more generous license so we could include the font. --[[User:Duffy|Duffy]] 22:43, 1 November 2009 (UTC)
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# If it works the other fonts on this page are open to packaging.
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# If it does not this page needs to be moved to the rejected fonts category.
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== Additional information ==
 
== Additional information ==
  
  
{{:Fonts_SIG_signature}} [[Category:Font wishlist]] [[Category:License under discussion fonts]]
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Latest revision as of 15:09, 21 December 2010

A page of the Fonts Special Interest Group

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Foreword
  • Frames that use this style are redaction tips. Please remove them from your page once they are no longer necessary. Do the same for the lorem ipsum bits.
  • Remember the more complete and accurate the information you add is, the more likely a font is to be packaged and widely used.
  • Do not forget to update the page categorization once the font status changes.

A free alternative to Comic Sans

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Packager
Correct the proposal and replace it with the final package summary.


Contents

[edit] Description

Font-comicserif.png

Hannes von Döhren created this font to be a much hipper, serifed replacement to the universally dreaded Comic Sans. It's a hip font good for titling and creative treatments, such as lettering in comic strips.

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Packager
Correct the proposal and replace it with the final package description.

[edit] Characteristics

Homepage Format & features License Review reference Koji page pkgdb page
HVD fonts TTF Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
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Packager
  • Once a package has entered the review stage, add a Review reference ④ such as 181994. You can reference this wiki page in your review request as additional information. Please do not forget to CC fedora-fonts-bugs-list@redhat.com on your bugzilla ticket.
  • Once a package has been approved, add the corresponding:


Style Faces Scripts
Sans Serif Other R B I BI Other Latin Greek Cyrillic Other
Variable Monospace Variable Monospace

[edit] Caveats

On 2010-12-21, HVD clarified that the licensing is actually CC-BY 3.0 Unported, and that the other terms in Readme.txt were old and should have been removed (and will be removed).

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Packager
Take care of those items and remove them from the page once they've been dealt with.

[edit] Additional information

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Fonts in Fedora
The Fonts SIG takes loving care of Fedora fonts. Please join this special interest group if you are interested in creating, improving, packaging, or just suggesting a font. Any help will be appreciated.
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You MUST replace the Category:Font wishlist tag with: Don't forget to remove the « : » before « Category » to activate a particular category tag.