[Pydotorg-redesign] Font used in python.org logo?

sdeibel sdeibel at wingware.com
Mon Aug 21 04:07:52 CEST 2006

On Fri, 18 Aug 2006, KaS_m wrote:
> Really sorry to bother you, but I was wondering what font was used in the
> final official python.org logo, the "powered by python" logo, the "python.org
> trac" logo, etc.  I've found references in the mailing list archives to "Opus"
> and "opus/officana", but only referring to out-of-date candidates for the
> logo, and I wasn't able to locate any fonts by that name on the web (with
> google).  The closest thing was a font family called "ITC Officina".  The Sans
> and Display versions are very similar, but the version in the logo seems to
> have pieces removed from the "p", "n", "r" and "d" in a consistent fashion,
> and the "y" is rounded rather than angular.
> I very much prefer the variant used in the logo.  Could you please tell me
> where you found/bought it, and what it's called?  I assume because of the
> similarity that it's a licensed variant of Officina, but if it's a custom
> knockoff, could I perhaps have a copy?  Thanks.

It's called Flux Regular.  The PSF owns a copy but we can't 
distribute it unless you're creating designs on the PSF's behalf, 
to be hosted on python.org.

- Stephan

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