[IAEP] Sugar UI font

Chris Leonard cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com
Wed Jan 25 00:55:09 EST 2012

On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 12:42 AM, Sridhar Dhanapalan
<sridhar at laptop.org.au> wrote:
> I'm trying to find a font to use for the Sugar UI that has characters
> formed in the way they are taught in Australian schools (and probably
> in other countries too). The default Sans Serif font (and most fonts
> I've seen) have "a" and "9" characters with hooks. I'm after a font
> with a uses a "bowl a" and "9" with a vertical (not curved/hooked)
> stem.
> I've tried to explain this (with pictures) at
> http://dev.laptop.org.au/issues/1035
> Thanks,
> Sridhar

You might be interested in Didact Gothic


    Didact Gothic
    OFL (SIL Open Font License)
    Didact Gothic is a sans-serif font designed to present each letter
in the form most often used in elementary classrooms. This makes it
suitable for literacy efforts The font supports all of Basic Latin,
Latin-1 Supplement, and most of Latin Extended-A. It supports almost
all Latin-alphabet European languages. It also supports the major
Cyrillic scripts, including non-Slavic languages, as well as modern
and polytonic Greek.

Full Language Support
Baltic, Basic Cyrillic, Basic Greek, Basic Latin, Catalan, Central
European, Euro, Igbo Onwu, Pan African Latin, Polytonic Greek,
Romanian, Turkish, Western European,

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