[Olpc-open] [IAEP] G1G1 (was Re: [Community-news] OLPC News (2008-09-29))
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Tue Oct 7 01:22:56 EDT 2008
MgOpenModata appears similar, and is licensed like Bitstream Vera:
On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 12:54 AM, Edward Cherlin <echerlin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 5:39 AM, Sean DALY <sdaly.be at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Yes, I'd say VAG Rounded Light and Arial Rounded MT Bold
> Are there comparable Free fonts?
>> Some differences between these similar faces:
>> * lowercase "a" is looped in VAG Rounded, open in Arial Rounded
>> * lowercase "t" has bottom curl in VAG Rounded
>> * "C" and "c" are more tightly curled in Arial Rounded
>> * lowercase "r" has a more horizontal curl in Arial Rounded
>> * Numerals are more curvy in Arial Rounded, the "1" and "7" considerably more so
>> On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 9:05 AM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
>>> Am 06.10.2008 um 06:28 schrieb Nirav Patel:
>>>> Ah, thanks.
>>>> Does anyone know the name of the font used in OLPC marketing
>>>> materials, such as the text on amazon.com/xo ?
>>> I'm pretty certain it's these:
>>> laptop.org: VAG Rundschrift (a.k.a. VAG Rounded)
>>> amazon.com: Arial Rounded (similar but not quite as pure)
>>> (fellow typophiles might want to read the "VAG Rounded" wikipedia entry)
>>> - Bert -
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