Wed, 19 May 2021 03:16:50 UTC

Information for build gfs-baskerville-fonts-20070327-31.fc32

ID1469204
Package Namegfs-baskerville-fonts
Version20070327
Release31.fc32
Epoch
Sourcegit+https://src.fedoraproject.org/rpms/gfs-baskerville-fonts.git#66d117e8f10b4fec2b701a2634f1cd096209268a
SummaryGFS Baskerville, an 18th century oblique Greek font family
DescriptionJohn Baskerville (1706-1775) got involed in typography late in his career but his contribution was significant. He was a successful entrepreneur and possesed an inquiring mind which he applied to produce many aesthetic and technical innovations in printing. He invented a new ink formula, a new type of smooth paper and made various improvements in the printing press. He was also involved in type design which resulted in a latin typeface which was used for the edition of Virgil, in 1757. The quality of the type was admired throughout of Europe and America and was revived with great success in the early 20th century. Baskerville was also involved in the design of a Greek typeface which he used in an edition of the New Testament for Oxford University, in 1763. He adopted the practice of avoiding the excessive number of ligatures which Alexander Wilson had started a few years earlier but his Greek types were rather narrow in proportion and did not win the sympathy of the philologists and other scholars of his time. They did influence, however, the Greek types of Giambattista Bodoni. and through him Didot’s Greek in Paris. The typeface has been digitally revived as GFS Baskerville Classic by Sophia Kalaitzidou and George D. Matthiopoulos and is now available as part of GFS’ type library.
Built bynim
State complete
Volume DEFAULT
StartedSat, 22 Feb 2020 21:20:49 UTC
CompletedSat, 22 Feb 2020 21:22:28 UTC
Taskbuild (f32-candidate, /rpms/gfs-baskerville-fonts.git:66d117e8f10b4fec2b701a2634f1cd096209268a)
Extra{'source': {'original_url': 'git+https://src.fedoraproject.org/rpms/gfs-baskerville-fonts.git#66d117e8f10b4fec2b701a2634f1cd096209268a'}}
Tags
f32
f32-Beta
RPMs
src
gfs-baskerville-fonts-20070327-31.fc32.src.rpm (info) (download)
noarch
gfs-baskerville-fonts-20070327-31.fc32.noarch.rpm (info) (download)
gfs-baskerville-fonts-doc-20070327-31.fc32.noarch.rpm (info) (download)
Logs
noarch
hw_info.log
state.log
build.log
root.log
mock_output.log
noarch_rpmdiff.json
Changelog * Sat Feb 22 2020 Nicolas Mailhot <nim@fedoraproject.org> - 20070327-31 ✅ Rebuild with fonts-rpm-macros 2.0.2 * Sat Feb 15 2020 Nicolas Mailhot <nim@fedoraproject.org> - 20070327-30 ✅ Convert to fonts-rpm-macros use