A new version of Chilanka typeface is available now. Version 1.400 is available for download from SMC’s font download and preview site smc.org.in/fonts

For users, there is not much changes, but the source and code build system got a major upgrade.

  • Source code updated to UFO format from fontforge sfd format. This allows to work with modern font editors.
  • Use cubic beziers for master design, generate OTF along with TTF. The original drawings for Chilanka was using cubic beziers.
  • fontmake is used for building the ttf and otf, similar to the latest font projects by SMC
  • fontbakery is used for tests, all tests are passing now
  • Added a few important latin glyphs missing, reported by fontbakery