What I can do in F arts?

Nicu Buculei nicu_fedora at nicubunu.ro
Wed Mar 19 16:14:49 UTC 2008

H wrote:
> I am Hiran Venugopalan. hiraneffects.blogspot.com 
> As per the suggestion of Duffy (mizmo) whom I met at foss.in/07 
> <http://foss.in/07> who told me to mail to the list telling about me and 
> my interest. Its my first trail to write about myself, hence slightly 
> exaggerated.

Hi and welcome!

> I am a GNU user for past 5 years. Loves cryptography, calligraphy, 
> designing, GUI layout designing, Python, Inkscape and GIMP. I am an 
> engineering student from India. In FOSS i am being there as a core 
> developer of Swathanthra Malayalam Computing, the Malayalam Computing 
> team [smc.org.in <http://smc.org.in>]. I participated GSoC/2007 for a 
> designing Unicode font in Malayalam. Also I have done some more fonts 
> and worked for patching Lohit, Samyak Malayalam fonts  (default 
> Malayalam fonts in Fedora). My plan to contribute in Fedora is as a font 
> designer, GUI layout designer (for tools and website), and artist 
> (though i am not).

We have an open list with requests: 
If you find something interesting there, feel free to give a try (but I 
am sure Mo told you already about those).

> My fonts : Dyuthi [malayalam and Latin glyphs Link : 
> http://hiran.v.googlepages.com/Dyuthi3.ttf ] Perizia [asymmetric Latin 
> glyphs : http://hiran.v.googlepages.com/Perizia.ttf ] and now on working 
> of Lithu [Handwriting of my classmate 'lithu', Screenshot : 
> http://hiran.v.googlepages.com/screennfont.png ] and two more malayalam 
> fonts. All fonts under GNU GPL v3+ font exception. And had did some 
> screens, designs, logos, gdm etc

There is a special Fonts SIG: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/SIGs/Fonts 
(some people are both on Art and Fonts), maybe there is a better place 
to get feed-back about fonts?

> So what all I can do for F arts? Also do comment on my fonts.
> I have signed CLA. My PGP key is available at 
> http://hiran.v.googlepages.com/HiranVenugopalan.asc

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