spleen

Monospaced bitmap fonts for consoles, terminals, and code editors
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      1 Spleen 1.9.0 (2021-03-12)
      2 
      3 - Set WEIGHT_NAME property to "Medium" for all sizes
      4 - Increment STARTPROPERTIES to account for WEIGHT_NAME addition
      5 - Enlarge vertical line for consistency with other small sizes (5x8 version)
      6 - Add full support for the Latin-1 Supplement Unicode block (6x12 version)
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     10 Spleen 1.8.2 (2020-07-31)
     11 
     12 - Fix size of the lower case 'ae' character in the 16x32 and 32x64 versions
     13 - Fix size of the lower case 'oe' character in the 16x32 and 32x64 versions
     14 - Add 'AE' and 'ae' characters with acute accent
     15 - Add 'AE' and 'ae' characters with macron
     16 - Add 'A', 'a', 'E', 'e', 'I', 'i', 'O', 'o', 'R', 'r', 'U', 'u' with
     17   inverted breve
     18 - Add 'A', 'a', 'O', 'o' characters with dot above
     19 - Add 'O' and 'o' characters with ogonek
     20 - Add 'O' and 'o' characters with ogonek and macron
     21 - Shorten parentheses, square brackets, braces, slash, backslash in the
     22   8x16 version, fixing alignment issues
     23 - Shift vertical line and double vertical line characters one pixel
     24   up (8x16 version)
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     28 Spleen 1.8.1 (2020-07-16)
     29 
     30 - Center tilde vertically for all sizes, as modern fonts do
     31 - Add black triangles in the 25E2-25E5 range
     32 - Add single angle quotation mark characters
     33 - Add white and black circle characters
     34 - Add inverse bullet and inverse white circle characters
     35 - Add 'A', 'a', 'O', 'o', 'U', 'u' characters with caron
     36 - Add 'I', 'i', 'G', 'g', 'j' characters with caron
     37 - Add 'H', 'h', 'K', 'k', characters with caron
     38 - Add 'E' and 'e' characters with cedilla
     39 - Add 'A', 'a', 'E', 'e', 'I', 'i', 'O', 'o', 'R', 'r', 'U', 'u' with
     40   double grave
     41 - Add "almost equal to" character
     42 - Add 'G' and 'g' characters with acute accent
     43 - Add 'O' and 'o' characters with stroke and acute
     44 - Add double vertical bar and double exclamation mark characters
     45 - Add stand alone breve, dot above, ogonek, small tilde, and double
     46   acute accent
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     50 Spleen 1.8.0 (2020-06-29)
     51 
     52 - Add Initial 6x12 version, containing printable ASCII characters, the
     53   Braille Patterns Unicode block, and light Box Drawing characters
     54 - Improve ampersand character, making it more consistent with other
     55   sizes (5x8 version)
     56 - Add instructions on how to use Spleen in the NetBSD console
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     60 Spleen 1.7.1 (2020-06-21)
     61 
     62 - Add some Powerline characters (arrows symbols and padlock) (5x8 version)
     63 - Fix duplicate character names for Powerline symbols
     64 - Uppercase ISO in the FONT property so fonts can be processed through
     65   ucs2any(1)
     66 - Add "Black Diamond" and "Lozenge" characters for all sizes
     67 - Add "Black Heart Suit" and "Black Diamond Suit" characters for all sizes
     68 - Remove strain pixel on the '5' digit (5x8 version)
     69 - Improve the Esszet character (8x16, 12x24, 16x32, and 32x64 versions)
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     73 Spleen 1.7.0 (2020-02-13)
     74 
     75 - Improve generated PSF files so that box-drawing characters are correctly
     76   displayed
     77 - Add the FONT_VERSION XFLD property for all BDF sizes
     78 - Generate OpenType (OTF) versions for the 8x16, 12x24, 16x32 and 32x64 sizes
     79 - Stop generating .dfont files, OTF versions should be used instead
     80 - Add links to Debian and Ubuntu packages.
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     84 Spleen 1.6.0 (2019-12-02)
     85 
     86 - Make it clear that .dfont files are provided in release tarballs
     87 - Initial SFD version converted from the 8x16 BDF file
     88 - Add a 'otf' target in the Makefile to generate an OTF version
     89 - Mention the OTF version in the README, in notes for Windows users
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     93 Spleen 1.5.0 (2019-10-01)
     94 
     95 - Shift the middle bar of the digit '3' one pixel up, for better
     96   alignment (12x24 version)
     97 - Tweak the digit '7' for consistency with other sizes (5x8 version)
     98 - Make the 'Z', 'z' and derived characters more balanced, as is the
     99   case with other sizes  (12x24 version)
    100 - Tweak the digit '2' for consistency with other sizes (12x24 version)
    101 - Make the slash inside the digit '0' one pixel thiner (32x64 version)
    102 - Add light box drawings characters in the 5x8 version
    103 - Add full support for the Braille Patterns Unicode block in the 5x8 version
    104 - Add branch, LN, and padlock icons for Powerline users
    105 - Also provide a fonts.alias file, along with fonts.alias-spleen
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    109 Spleen 1.4.0 (2019-09-24)
    110 
    111 - Add left and right single quotation mark characters, both identical to
    112   an apostrophe
    113 - Add left and right double quotation mark characters, both identical to
    114   ASCII quotation mark
    115 - Add bullet and horizontal ellipsis characters
    116 - Add the eight trigrams
    117 - Add full support for the Block Elements Unicode block
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    120 
    121 Spleen 1.3.0 (2019-09-12)
    122 
    123 - Add full support for the Box Drawing Unicode block
    124 - Add arrows symbols for Powerline users
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    126 
    127 
    128 Spleen 1.2.0 (2019-09-06)
    129 
    130 - Add link to instructions on how to enable bitmap fonts support on Ubuntu
    131 - Add a Makefile target to generate a specimen file
    132 - Add full support for the Braille Patterns Unicode block
    133 - Add light box drawings characters for the 16x32 and 32x64 versions
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    135 
    136 
    137 Spleen 1.1.0 (2019-08-29)
    138 
    139 - Added instructions on how to use Spleen in the FreeBSD console
    140 - Optimize generated screenshots with OptiPNG
    141 - Remove the dfont target in Makefile, generated files do not work on
    142   modern macOS versions
    143 - Add full support for the Latin Extended-A Unicode block
    144 - Add euro symbol
    145 - Character at position CB is 'E' with diaeresis, not with tilde (12x24 version)
    146 - Character at position D6 is 'O' with diaeresis, not with tilde (12x24 version)
    147 - Character at position DC is 'U' with diaeresis, not with tilde (12x24 version)
    148 - Fix tilde alignment in the 'o' with tilde character (32x64 version)
    149 - Fix middle bar thickness in the upper case 'eth' character (12x24 version)
    150 - Fix ring alignment for the 'A' and 'a' characters (16x32 and 32x64 versions)
    151 - Remove strain pixel on the '3' and 'k' characters (32x64 version)
    152 - Remove fillers for characters other than ISO 8859-1 ones (5x8 version)
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    156 Spleen 1.0.5 (2019-06-01)
    157 
    158 - Initial support for the Latin Extended-A Unicode block, all sizes but
    159   5x8 now have all Polish characters available
    160 - Shift the middle bar of the upper case 'G' one pixel down (12x24 version)
    161 - Shift lower case 'k' character right, for better alignment (12x24, 16x32,
    162   and 32x64 versions)
    163 - Make upper case 'X' thicker (16x32 and 32x64 versions)
    164 - Make upper case 'V' thicker (32x64 version)
    165 - Make lower case 'g' character smoother (16x32 and 32x64 versions)
    166 - Add some artefacts on each side of the lower case 'i'
    167 - Also add artefacts on each side of accented lower case 'i' characters
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    171 Spleen 1.0.4 (2019-02-07)
    172 
    173 - Remove quotation marks around XLFD font names
    174 - Remove strain pixels on the inner upper part of parentheses (16x32 version)
    175 - Harmonize the 'v' and 'V' characters across all sizes
    176 - Remove artefacts from the 'c' in the copyright sign (8x16, 12x24, 16x32, and
    177   32x64 versions)
    178 - Make the upper left corner of the 'R' sharp in the registered sign (16x32,
    179   and 32x64 versions)
    180 - Add initial Makefile, allowing to easily generate formats other than BDF
    181 - Remove all .dfont files from the repository, formats other than BDF are now
    182   only distributed in release tarballs
    183 - Provide generated fonts in PCF, PSF, and .dfont formats
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    187 Spleen 1.0.3 (2018-12-01)
    188 
    189 - Remove extra pixel from the '@' character (12x24 version)
    190 - Harmonize '@' character spacing with other sizes (16x32 and 32x64 versions)
    191 - Revert change to the upper case 'K' character (5x8 version)
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    194 
    195 Spleen 1.0.2 (2018-11-26)
    196 
    197 - Tweak 'f' and 't' characters to make them more consistent (8x16 version)
    198 - Make the upper case 'K' middle bar shorter, helps differentiating it from
    199   upper case 'H' (5x8, 12x24, 16x32)
    200 - Fix alignment of parentheses with square brackets and braces (32x64 version)
    201 - Fix SIZE, MIN_SPACE, and SWIDTH properties for all fonts
    202 - Make the at sign higher (8x16, 12x24, 16x32, and 32x64 versions)
    203 - Harmonize angle quotes (8x16, 12x24, 16x32, and 32x64 versions)
    204 - Flip lower case 'n' with tilde horizontally, to match the normal 'n'
    205   character (8x16, 12x24, 16x32, and 32x64 versions)
    206 - Remove artefacts from 'C', 'c' and 'F' characters for all fonts
    207 - Remove artefact from the upper case 'G' character (8x16, 12x24, 16x32,
    208   and 32x64 versions)
    209 - Remove artefacts from 'C' and 'c' derived characters (8x16, 12x24,
    210   16x32, and 32x64 versions)
    211 - Set DEFAULT_CHAR to 32, as we don't have a 0 char
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    215 Spleen 1.0.1 (2018-09-28)
    216 
    217 - Documentation updates: add XLFD font names and operating system packages
    218   section
    219 - Improve ampersand character, make superscript digits thicker, shift
    220   percent sign, asterisk, plus, minus, and equal signs one pixel up, for
    221   alignment (8x16 version)
    222 - Shift asterisk character up by one pixel, to align it with minus and plus
    223   signs (12x24 version)
    224 - Improve percent sign alignment and make it more consistent with other
    225   sizes (16x32 and 32x64 versions)
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    229 Spleen 1.0.0 (2018-09-18)
    230 
    231 - Initial release