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

Kevin Altis altis at semi-retired.com
Mon Aug 21 04:22:07 CEST 2006

On Aug 20, 2006, at 7:07 PM, sdeibel wrote:

> 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 and "opus/officana", but only referring to out-of-date candidates  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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