spleen

Monospaced bitmap fonts for consoles, terminals, and code editors
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      1 Spleen 1.9.1 (2021-06-13)
      2 
      3 - Tweak wsfont export program to account for the new block in the 6x12 version
      4 - Mention that Haiku now uses Spleen 12x24 in the trivia section
      5 - Fix paths to wsfont generators
      6 - Add an 'otb' target to generate OTB files for all sizes using fonttosfnt
      7 - Also remove generated .otb files in the 'clean' target
      8 - Generate .dfont files again in release tarballs
      9 - Generate OTB versions in release tarballs
     10 - Also remove generated .dfont files in the 'clean' target
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     12 
     13 
     14 Spleen 1.9.0 (2021-03-12)
     15 
     16 - Set WEIGHT_NAME property to "Medium" for all sizes
     17 - Increment STARTPROPERTIES to account for WEIGHT_NAME addition
     18 - Enlarge vertical line for consistency with other small sizes (5x8 version)
     19 - Add full support for the Latin-1 Supplement Unicode block (6x12 version)
     20 
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     22 
     23 Spleen 1.8.2 (2020-07-31)
     24 
     25 - Fix size of the lower case 'ae' character in the 16x32 and 32x64 versions
     26 - Fix size of the lower case 'oe' character in the 16x32 and 32x64 versions
     27 - Add 'AE' and 'ae' characters with acute accent
     28 - Add 'AE' and 'ae' characters with macron
     29 - Add 'A', 'a', 'E', 'e', 'I', 'i', 'O', 'o', 'R', 'r', 'U', 'u' with
     30   inverted breve
     31 - Add 'A', 'a', 'O', 'o' characters with dot above
     32 - Add 'O' and 'o' characters with ogonek
     33 - Add 'O' and 'o' characters with ogonek and macron
     34 - Shorten parentheses, square brackets, braces, slash, backslash in the
     35   8x16 version, fixing alignment issues
     36 - Shift vertical line and double vertical line characters one pixel
     37   up (8x16 version)
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     41 Spleen 1.8.1 (2020-07-16)
     42 
     43 - Center tilde vertically for all sizes, as modern fonts do
     44 - Add black triangles in the 25E2-25E5 range
     45 - Add single angle quotation mark characters
     46 - Add white and black circle characters
     47 - Add inverse bullet and inverse white circle characters
     48 - Add 'A', 'a', 'O', 'o', 'U', 'u' characters with caron
     49 - Add 'I', 'i', 'G', 'g', 'j' characters with caron
     50 - Add 'H', 'h', 'K', 'k', characters with caron
     51 - Add 'E' and 'e' characters with cedilla
     52 - Add 'A', 'a', 'E', 'e', 'I', 'i', 'O', 'o', 'R', 'r', 'U', 'u' with
     53   double grave
     54 - Add "almost equal to" character
     55 - Add 'G' and 'g' characters with acute accent
     56 - Add 'O' and 'o' characters with stroke and acute
     57 - Add double vertical bar and double exclamation mark characters
     58 - Add stand alone breve, dot above, ogonek, small tilde, and double
     59   acute accent
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     63 Spleen 1.8.0 (2020-06-29)
     64 
     65 - Add Initial 6x12 version, containing printable ASCII characters, the
     66   Braille Patterns Unicode block, and light Box Drawing characters
     67 - Improve ampersand character, making it more consistent with other
     68   sizes (5x8 version)
     69 - Add instructions on how to use Spleen in the NetBSD console
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     73 Spleen 1.7.1 (2020-06-21)
     74 
     75 - Add some Powerline characters (arrows symbols and padlock) (5x8 version)
     76 - Fix duplicate character names for Powerline symbols
     77 - Uppercase ISO in the FONT property so fonts can be processed through
     78   ucs2any(1)
     79 - Add "Black Diamond" and "Lozenge" characters for all sizes
     80 - Add "Black Heart Suit" and "Black Diamond Suit" characters for all sizes
     81 - Remove strain pixel on the '5' digit (5x8 version)
     82 - Improve the Esszet character (8x16, 12x24, 16x32, and 32x64 versions)
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     86 Spleen 1.7.0 (2020-02-13)
     87 
     88 - Improve generated PSF files so that box-drawing characters are correctly
     89   displayed
     90 - Add the FONT_VERSION XFLD property for all BDF sizes
     91 - Generate OpenType (OTF) versions for the 8x16, 12x24, 16x32 and 32x64 sizes
     92 - Stop generating .dfont files, OTF versions should be used instead
     93 - Add links to Debian and Ubuntu packages.
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     97 Spleen 1.6.0 (2019-12-02)
     98 
     99 - Make it clear that .dfont files are provided in release tarballs
    100 - Initial SFD version converted from the 8x16 BDF file
    101 - Add a 'otf' target in the Makefile to generate an OTF version
    102 - Mention the OTF version in the README, in notes for Windows users
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    105 
    106 Spleen 1.5.0 (2019-10-01)
    107 
    108 - Shift the middle bar of the digit '3' one pixel up, for better
    109   alignment (12x24 version)
    110 - Tweak the digit '7' for consistency with other sizes (5x8 version)
    111 - Make the 'Z', 'z' and derived characters more balanced, as is the
    112   case with other sizes  (12x24 version)
    113 - Tweak the digit '2' for consistency with other sizes (12x24 version)
    114 - Make the slash inside the digit '0' one pixel thiner (32x64 version)
    115 - Add light box drawings characters in the 5x8 version
    116 - Add full support for the Braille Patterns Unicode block in the 5x8 version
    117 - Add branch, LN, and padlock icons for Powerline users
    118 - Also provide a fonts.alias file, along with fonts.alias-spleen
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    122 Spleen 1.4.0 (2019-09-24)
    123 
    124 - Add left and right single quotation mark characters, both identical to
    125   an apostrophe
    126 - Add left and right double quotation mark characters, both identical to
    127   ASCII quotation mark
    128 - Add bullet and horizontal ellipsis characters
    129 - Add the eight trigrams
    130 - Add full support for the Block Elements Unicode block
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    133 
    134 Spleen 1.3.0 (2019-09-12)
    135 
    136 - Add full support for the Box Drawing Unicode block
    137 - Add arrows symbols for Powerline users
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    140 
    141 Spleen 1.2.0 (2019-09-06)
    142 
    143 - Add link to instructions on how to enable bitmap fonts support on Ubuntu
    144 - Add a Makefile target to generate a specimen file
    145 - Add full support for the Braille Patterns Unicode block
    146 - Add light box drawings characters for the 16x32 and 32x64 versions
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    149 
    150 Spleen 1.1.0 (2019-08-29)
    151 
    152 - Added instructions on how to use Spleen in the FreeBSD console
    153 - Optimize generated screenshots with OptiPNG
    154 - Remove the dfont target in Makefile, generated files do not work on
    155   modern macOS versions
    156 - Add full support for the Latin Extended-A Unicode block
    157 - Add euro symbol
    158 - Character at position CB is 'E' with diaeresis, not with tilde (12x24 version)
    159 - Character at position D6 is 'O' with diaeresis, not with tilde (12x24 version)
    160 - Character at position DC is 'U' with diaeresis, not with tilde (12x24 version)
    161 - Fix tilde alignment in the 'o' with tilde character (32x64 version)
    162 - Fix middle bar thickness in the upper case 'eth' character (12x24 version)
    163 - Fix ring alignment for the 'A' and 'a' characters (16x32 and 32x64 versions)
    164 - Remove strain pixel on the '3' and 'k' characters (32x64 version)
    165 - Remove fillers for characters other than ISO 8859-1 ones (5x8 version)
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    168 
    169 Spleen 1.0.5 (2019-06-01)
    170 
    171 - Initial support for the Latin Extended-A Unicode block, all sizes but
    172   5x8 now have all Polish characters available
    173 - Shift the middle bar of the upper case 'G' one pixel down (12x24 version)
    174 - Shift lower case 'k' character right, for better alignment (12x24, 16x32,
    175   and 32x64 versions)
    176 - Make upper case 'X' thicker (16x32 and 32x64 versions)
    177 - Make upper case 'V' thicker (32x64 version)
    178 - Make lower case 'g' character smoother (16x32 and 32x64 versions)
    179 - Add some artefacts on each side of the lower case 'i'
    180 - Also add artefacts on each side of accented lower case 'i' characters
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    184 Spleen 1.0.4 (2019-02-07)
    185 
    186 - Remove quotation marks around XLFD font names
    187 - Remove strain pixels on the inner upper part of parentheses (16x32 version)
    188 - Harmonize the 'v' and 'V' characters across all sizes
    189 - Remove artefacts from the 'c' in the copyright sign (8x16, 12x24, 16x32, and
    190   32x64 versions)
    191 - Make the upper left corner of the 'R' sharp in the registered sign (16x32,
    192   and 32x64 versions)
    193 - Add initial Makefile, allowing to easily generate formats other than BDF
    194 - Remove all .dfont files from the repository, formats other than BDF are now
    195   only distributed in release tarballs
    196 - Provide generated fonts in PCF, PSF, and .dfont formats
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    200 Spleen 1.0.3 (2018-12-01)
    201 
    202 - Remove extra pixel from the '@' character (12x24 version)
    203 - Harmonize '@' character spacing with other sizes (16x32 and 32x64 versions)
    204 - Revert change to the upper case 'K' character (5x8 version)
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    208 Spleen 1.0.2 (2018-11-26)
    209 
    210 - Tweak 'f' and 't' characters to make them more consistent (8x16 version)
    211 - Make the upper case 'K' middle bar shorter, helps differentiating it from
    212   upper case 'H' (5x8, 12x24, 16x32)
    213 - Fix alignment of parentheses with square brackets and braces (32x64 version)
    214 - Fix SIZE, MIN_SPACE, and SWIDTH properties for all fonts
    215 - Make the at sign higher (8x16, 12x24, 16x32, and 32x64 versions)
    216 - Harmonize angle quotes (8x16, 12x24, 16x32, and 32x64 versions)
    217 - Flip lower case 'n' with tilde horizontally, to match the normal 'n'
    218   character (8x16, 12x24, 16x32, and 32x64 versions)
    219 - Remove artefacts from 'C', 'c' and 'F' characters for all fonts
    220 - Remove artefact from the upper case 'G' character (8x16, 12x24, 16x32,
    221   and 32x64 versions)
    222 - Remove artefacts from 'C' and 'c' derived characters (8x16, 12x24,
    223   16x32, and 32x64 versions)
    224 - Set DEFAULT_CHAR to 32, as we don't have a 0 char
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    228 Spleen 1.0.1 (2018-09-28)
    229 
    230 - Documentation updates: add XLFD font names and operating system packages
    231   section
    232 - Improve ampersand character, make superscript digits thicker, shift
    233   percent sign, asterisk, plus, minus, and equal signs one pixel up, for
    234   alignment (8x16 version)
    235 - Shift asterisk character up by one pixel, to align it with minus and plus
    236   signs (12x24 version)
    237 - Improve percent sign alignment and make it more consistent with other
    238   sizes (16x32 and 32x64 versions)
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    242 Spleen 1.0.0 (2018-09-18)
    243 
    244 - Initial release