Jimmac Fifth Leg fonts

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Fifth Leg aims to be, in the [http://jimmac.musichall.cz/log/?p=439 words] of designer Jakub Steiner:
 
Fifth Leg aims to be, in the [http://jimmac.musichall.cz/log/?p=439 words] of designer Jakub Steiner:
a simplistic, technical sans serif.
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* a simplistic, technical sans serif.
heavy, rounded.
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* heavy, rounded.
a headline font. ‘Close’ to Cholla Wide Bold.
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* a headline font. ‘Close’ to Cholla Wide Bold.
low contrast.
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* low contrast.
  
 
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Revision as of 11:21, 1 February 2009

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A decorative heavy rounded headline sans-serif font


Description

Fifth Leg aims to be, in the words of designer Jakub Steiner:

  • a simplistic, technical sans serif.
  • heavy, rounded.
  • a headline font. ‘Close’ to Cholla Wide Bold.
  • low contrast.


Characteristics

Homepage Format & features License Review reference Koji page pkgdb page
opensuse-art OTF OFL


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


Caveats

  1. Try to convince the author to do proper releases in distro-friendly versioned archives
  2. Build from sources
  3. There are two other fonts on that page, but without any licensing info whatsoever. Google says they used to be redistributed by ximian under the LGPL. If their licensing could be confirmed it would probably be a good idea to package them too.



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