[IAEP] Sugar UI font
sridhar at laptop.org.au
Wed Jan 25 08:20:47 EST 2012
On 25 January 2012 23:59, Sridhar Dhanapalan <sridhar at laptop.org.au> wrote:
> The typeface that comes closest to our needs is Andika . It has a
> 'bowl a' (a good thing) but it also has a hooked 9 (a bad thing). It
> also isn't very legible at small sizes.
> I'm surprised that no fonts that meet our criteria appear to exist.
> How are the characters "a" and "9" taught in schools in other
>  http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?item_id=Andika
Just a thought - how feasible would it be to take an existing
open-licensed font (there are lots of good ones) and substitute in an
"a" and "9" that are more consistent with Australian classroom
learning? I think that means that we'd only have to design two glyphs,
making them look consistent with the others.
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