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Author Topic: Adobe celebrates 25 years of digital type design; gives away free font  (Read 1704 times)

Edvard

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Adobe's open-source font program doesn't stem from a desire to provide freebies, but instead from a need to have fonts that meet the legal requirements to include with its growing number of open-source projects. Source Serif Pro perfectly represents Adobe's current strategy: it's an elegant, well-designed, and fairly complete font, but was created because it was essential to the business, and then tied to a company milestone by PR and marketing to drive Creative Cloud subscriptions. Download it with equal parts delight and cynicism.



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thanks for the tip Edvard :up:

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Download it with equal parts delight and cynicism.
well, that gave me a laugh :-)

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Source Serif Pro includes three weights -- regular, semibold, and bold -- the most popular ligatures, and both standard and old-style numerals. Latin alphabet only, at least for now.
http://sourceforge.n...eserifpro/wiki/Home/

^There's no italic included - I'm not sure what it's intended for - it's sans serif sibling is designed for UI usage:
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Source Sans Pro is a set of OpenType fonts that have been designed to work well in user interface (UI) environments.
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^There's no italic included

Well, gosh, I can just select it and hit ctl-I if I need italics...  :D
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^There's no italic included

Well, gosh, I can just select it and hit ctl-I if I need italics...  :D
I wish you'd exhibit some lack of control!  :)