CentOS 7 - Updates for x86_64: user interface/x: paratype-pt-sans-fonts
paratype-pt-sans-fonts - A pan-Cyrillic typeface
The PT Sans family was developed as part of the “Public Types of Russian
Federation” project. This project aims at enabling the peoples of Russia to
read and write their native languages, using free/libre fonts. It is
dedicated to the 300-year anniversary of the Russian civil type invented by
Peter the Great from 1708 to 1710, and was realized with financial support
from the Russian Federal Agency for Press and Mass Communications.
The fonts include support for all 54 title¹ languages of the Russian
Federation as well as more common Western, Central European and Cyrillic
blocks making them unique and a very important tool for modern digital
PT Sans is a grotesque font based on Russian type designs of the second part
of the 20th century. However, it also includes very distinctive features of
modern humanistic design, fulfilling present day aesthetic and functional
It was designed by Alexandra Korolkova, Olga Umpeleva and Vladimir Yefimov
and released by ParaType.
¹ A “title” language is named after an ethnic group.
This package includes the four basic styles and two narrows styles for