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  Linux.com :: Portrait: Raph Levien, font-designer and free software contributor
His father, Jack R. Levien, is well-known as a producer of miniature books, and Levien claims that he learned his alphabet from his father's collection of font specimens -- "A for Albertus, B for Bodoni," he jokes.
Levien's more recent typefaces are licensed under the SIL Open Font License, at least partly to show his support for the growing community that he calls the free font movement.
Levien's fonts are available in a FontForge format, from which users can make their own modifications or generate their own PostScript or TrueType exports for use.
www.linux.com /articles/58809   (1759 words)

  Raph Levien - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Raph Levien is an influential member of the free software developer community, through his creation of the Advogato virtual community and his work with the free software branch of Ghostscript.
Raph Levien main research interest is in the theory of imaging, that is, rendering pictures and fonts so that they can be displayed electronically.
Raph played a small part in precipitating the relaxation of the US crypto export legislation, by filing for a Commodities Jurisdiction Request for a t-shirt containing an implementation of the RSA encryption algorithm, in four lines of PERL.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Raph_Levien   (229 words)

 SVG and its Path into the Linux Desktop
Raph was an early adopter, as the first public draft of the SVG specification wasn't released until February 1999.
As part of their plan, Eazel sought to use vector graphics instead of bitmaps and so hired Raph Levien to create a SVG rendering library to be used in Nautilus.
As things would have it, Raph was asked to take over maintainership of the Ghostscript project, a project that had a money-earning commercial venture built up around it.
www.osnews.com /story/6460&page=1   (1505 words)

 Raph Levien -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Raph Levien main research interest is in the theory of imaging, that is,
In March 2000, Raph made a of his patent portfolio to the GPL community.
Raph played a small part in precipitating the relaxation of the US crypto export legislation, by filing for a for a t-shirt containing an implementation of the (Click link for more info and facts about RSA) RSA encryption algorithm, in four lines of (Click link for more info and facts about PERL) PERL.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/r/ra/raph_levien.htm   (182 words)

 Time for a website for free font development? | Typophile
Raph, you say some people out there are doing similar things.
At this time Raph and I are working, and openly accepting all other interested individuals, to a project called Typosium.
I believe Raph is interested and participating in both, but not for the same reasons.
typophile.com /node/16620   (3766 words)

 Google Code Blog: Open Source Developers @ Google Speaker Series: Raph Levien
Raph, Advogato's founder, will give us insights into attack-resistant trust metrics and the other mechanisms used to build the website's user community.
Raph's presentation will also be taped and published along with all of the public Google Tech Talks.
For those of you who were unable to attend our last session, you can watch the video of Bob Lee's recent presentation Java on Guice: Dependency Injection the Java Way.
google-code-updates.blogspot.com /2007/06/open-source-developers-google-speaker_15.html   (175 words)

 MathForge.net--Power Tools for Online Mathematics   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The article originally stated that it was Raph Levien, who is designing a language called Ghilbert.
The benefit and importance of Raph's program (aside from its remarkable compactness) is that it provides a completely independent way to trust the correctness of Metamath proofs, decreasing the likelihood that a bug in the metamath program has let incorrect proofs slip by.
Raph has already written a proof verifier for Ghilbert and a translator from Metamath to Ghilbert.
mathforge.net /index.jsp?page=seeReplies&messageNum=325   (1213 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
P x to justify the assertion of the existence of a constant c, such that the only thing you know about c is that it satisfies P. Any proof involving the constant c can be translated into one without, and entirely at the level of first order logic, without any appeal to axioms whatsoever.
Subject: HOL epsilon in ZFC To: raph_at_acm.org Dear Raph, I saw your remark on defining epsilon on the HOL universe in ZFC.
Dear Raph, >The trick is that you _can_ do it if you're willing to >accept a dummy variable and assumption when you introduce >epsilon, and then eliminate it later in the proof.
www.ghilbert.org /choice.txt   (11721 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Attack Resistant Trust Metrics Raph Levien, UC Berkeley (July 2004) Abstract This dissertation characterizes the space of trust metrics, under both the scalar assumption where each assertion is evaluated independently, and the group assumption where a group of assertions are evaluated in tandem.
We present a quantitative framework for evaluating the attack resistance of trust metrics, and give examples of trust metrics that are within a small factor of optimum compared to theoretical upper bounds.
Next, here are a few words about Ghilbert: Design of the Ghilbert proof format (very rough draft) Raph Levien (21 Oct 2003) Introduction The long-standing dream of a worldwide repository of rigorously formal proofs is close to being realized.
www.ma.utexas.edu /~hdm/banter/metamath2.txt   (468 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Raph should have this same information and I would be glade to hear if this is how he intended ijs to be used.
Raph "Lightweight" Levien From raph at levien.com Fri Nov 2 21:32:28 2001 From: raph at levien.com (Raph Levien) Date: Tue Jun 22 00:05:53 2004 Subject: [Inkjet-list] Proposal for new IJS commands and parameters In-Reply-To:
Message-ID: Raph, with the HP PPA printers, compression using pnm modes that deal with the subject matter (ie using pbm rather than pnm for text) plus the compression we try to use when sending data over the parallel port has nearly order of magnitude speed ups for us.
www.linuxprinting.org /pipermail/inkjet-list/2001q4.txt   (19774 words)

 Cloudy Thinking » Blog Archive » Raph Levien: Inconsolata, an open monospaced font
Inconsolata is a monospace open font designed by Raph Levien.
It is a collaborative font project: you can freely use, study, modify, redistribute and/or sell the font under the terms of the OFL which means you are free to derive artwork from the font, to embed it in a pdf, to branch, extend and tweak the fonts to your liking.
Raph has been using his own font design toolkit called spiro to design Inconsolata.
blog.eronj.com /2007/08/22/raph-levien-inconsolata-an-open-monospaced-font   (294 words)

 Samples from Raph Levien (1) in the Periodic Table
Samples from Raph Levien (1) in the Periodic Table
Raph Levien is fascinated by the fact that lithium in nearly elemental form is still a popular mood-stabilizing medication.
A family member of his switched from lithium to a different medication around the same time he discovered my Periodic Table, so naturally he thought of contributing the leftover pills to the table.
www.theodoregray.com /PeriodicTable/Elements/Source-levien/index.s7.html   (99 words)

 Advogato - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When Raph Levien created Advogato, he said, While "Advogato" is a pun on the word "advocate," the goal of this site is quite different than the usual sense of OS advocacy or free software advocacy.
Raph Levien has written a concise summary of Advogato's trust metric system.
At the time of the site handoff, Raph and I talked about several ways to cover costs including asking for donations or possibly adding some minimal Google AdSense boxes, but for now I'm just monitoring things for a few months until I have a good idea of how much the long-term costs will be.
advogato.org /faq.html   (2425 words)

 cosmix.org | Inconsolata
A few weeks ago I stumbled across Inconsolata, Raph Levien’s monospaced font and it has since become one of my favourites.
Raph states that the completion of this font is sponsored by TUG and that donating to TUG would help finance the design and implementation of other fonts by him.
Your mention of the possibility for Hellenic characters for Inconsolata is thrilling (that’s not an exaggeration), not just because it is a beautiful font, but also because there is considerable lack of free Hellenic fonts.
blog.cosmix.org /2006/11/19/inconsolata   (1259 words)

 It's Like Déjà Vu All Over Again
I thought that Raph might appreciate OBJ3's modules and perhaps OSCAR's performance and flexible architecture.
Meanwhile, I continue to be interested in Mitch Kapor's new project.
And I'm still interested in Raph's trust metric work, too—in fact, I see some overlap between the RDF work and the trust-metric work, about which hopefully I'll have more to write at a future date.
radio.weblogs.com /0100136/2002/10/23.html   (294 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Raph From luke at research.canon.com.au Mon Sep 3 23:59:02 2001 From: luke at research.canon.com.au (luke@research.canon.com.au) Date: Tue Jun 22 00:05:52 2004 Subject: [Inkjet-list] An idle question Message-ID:
Raph From luke at research.canon.com.au Tue Sep 4 03:38:56 2001 From: luke at research.canon.com.au (luke@research.canon.com.au) Date: Tue Jun 22 00:05:52 2004 Subject: [Inkjet-list] An idle question In-Reply-To:
From raph at levien.com Thu Sep 27 01:19:49 2001 From: raph at levien.com (Raph Levien) Date: Tue Jun 22 00:05:52 2004 Subject: [Inkjet-list] HP DeskJet 640C In-Reply-To:
www.linuxprinting.org /pipermail/inkjet-list/2001q3.txt   (1345 words)

 AWARD-2003 Workshop Miscellany
Updated 12-Apr-05 - Raph Levien solved the problem of item 16, answering it in the negative.
A 300-line proof verifier in Python (written by Raph Levien).
If the "meaning" of x_4 as a bound variable in Raph's proof is troublesome, notice that all of the axioms and rules hold if you simply strip out the quantifiers.
us.metamath.org /award2003.html   (1522 words)

 McCusker May 2002 | zombie dance   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Raph Levien mentioned setting his wife's (recent) thesis with troff.
Raph Levien (23May2002): For historical reasons, the thesis is in troff format.
Raph Levien (22May2002): David again makes the crucial distinction between interface complexity and implementation complexity.
www.treedragon.com /ged/map/ti/newMay02.htm   (18161 words)

 Debian Package of the Day » Blog Archive » ttf-inconsolata: an open font for your terminal and for nice ...
Inconsolata is a monospace font designed by Raph Levien of Advogato and Ghostscript fame (and quite a few other things).
These teams are part of the open font movement working on improving the availability of high-quality open fonts, packaging the existing ones, integrating them with the wider free desktop stack, getting a toolkit together to do open font design and of course engaging more designers to release fonts under the OFL.
Hi Raph, I was mainly concerned with Esperanto.
debaday.debian.net /2007/08/15/rd-ttf-inconsolata-an-open-font-for-your-terminal-and-for-nice-code-printouts   (1328 words)

 pyHnj   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This is a wrap-per around Raph Levien's lib-h-nj Hy-phen-ation li-brary.
I thought it would be fun-ny to write a wrap-per around it, and by do-ing so give all Python users supreme pow-er to gra-tu-itous-ly hy-phen-ate whole para-graphs.
Also, here's a link to the original libhnj library by Raph Levien.
hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu /~dyoo/python/pyHnj   (95 words)

 [printing-discuss] IJS Protocol for bitblts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There are a number of requirements that need to be met by a driver/renderer architecture.
The server should always be able to return an error code if it doesn't support the mode.
Raph "Lightweight" Levien _______________________________________________ printing-discuss mailing list printing-discuss@freestandards.org http://base.freestandards.org/mailman/listinfo/printing-discuss _______________________________________________ Omniprint-developer mailing list Omniprint-developer@lists.sourceforge.net https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/omniprint-developer
www.freestandards.org /pipermail/printing-discuss/2001-November/000019.html   (771 words)

 DOM2 Event gripes from Raph Levien on 1999-06-22 (www-dom@w3.org from April to June 1999)
DOM2 Event gripes from Raph Levien on 1999-06-22 (www-dom@w3.org from April to June 1999)
Other ideas are welcome, or perhaps the draft should be changed to support this architecture more directly.
Raph P.S. http://www.levien.com/svg/ for more information about Gill.
lists.w3.org /Archives/Public/www-dom/1999AprJun/0118.html   (510 words)

 Linux Today - Raphael Bauduin: Regarding GNOME and Ghostscript: An Answer to the Open Letter from Raph Levien [Updated: ...
Last month, Raph Levien posted an open letter about the future of ghostscipt.
It seems Raph wants ghostscript to be linked to GNOME even under KDE, making it appear as a KDE app.
Raph Levien: An open letter to the Ghostscript development community(Oct 01, 2000)
www.linuxtoday.com /news_story.php3?ltsn=2000-10-20-014-04-OP-DT-SW   (1031 words)

 Cox Crow
David Dornan, CEO of the nation's largest long-distance company, said Tuesday that AT&T had identified three systems as early favorites to provide the connection between its telephone networks and residential or business customers: cable TV lines, steroid-injected wireless networks and electrical grids.
Raph Levien's son Alan has begun to explore the wonders of writing on-line.
Sun is bundling the other planets into the Solaris operating environment [cnet via OSNews].
www.coxesroost.net /journal/2003/02/25.html   (849 words)

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(Levien) A: Draft calls for signed part to be 7-bit ASCII safe format: no need to spec char conversions.
(Levien) Intention of 2015's combined format was to allow strictly for interoperability of existing PGP versions: we're "uncomfortable" with the Japanese proposal.
(Levien) A: In Netscape, intgration is clean: NSCP wil display Premail key-not-found error, then move on.
www.ietf.org /ietf/96dec/pgpmime-minutes-96dec.txt   (1892 words)

 InkscapeHistory - Inkscape Wiki
The codebase that would become Inkscape began life in 1999 as the program Gill, the GNOME Illustrator application, created by Raph Levien.
The stated objective for Gill was to eventually support all of SVG.
Raph implemented the PostScript bezier imaging model, including stroking and filling, line cap style, line join style, text, etc. Raph's Gill page is at http://www.levien.com/svg/.
www.inkscape.org /wiki/index.php/InkscapeHistory   (236 words)

 Steve's Software: mod_virgule
Raph Levien is the original author and maintainer of the official mod_virgule.
Raph has absorbed some of my modifications and changes into the official mod_virgule since I released this version and may eventually fold more of this functionality in (or not).
Raph's original version had lots of hard-coded references to Advogato.org.
www.rainwaterreptileranch.org /steve/sw/mod_virgule   (597 words)

A remailer is a third party that receives mail you send, strips out identifying information, and sends it to the recipient you specify.
Raph Levien has compiled a list of resources, and Andre Bacard, author of the Computer Privacy Handbook (Peachpit Press) has a thorough explanation of the various methods with their advantages and drawbacks.
The great bogy of anonymous e-mail is that people will use it for illegal purposes.
partners.nytimes.com /library/cyber/qa/112197qa.html   (531 words)

 Old Top 40 | Typographica
Raph was very close, but Marc -- who must have quite the collection of "old" foundry materials -- was correct on all counts.
The Europe side -- quite tame and classic in comparison to the USA list -- is actually not so different from bestseller lists we see in the US today, barring a few script fonts.
Raph, you spend too much time digging through old ATF catalogs, you should collect the smaller, Klingspor specimens instead ;-) Then you would see what real foundry design and print quality looks like.
typographica.org /000999.php   (1368 words)

Several Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) have been written for use with Ghostscript which permit a user to view a PostScript or PDF file on screen, scroll, page forward and backward, and zoom the text as well as print single or multiple pages.
Peter Deutsch and Aladdin Enterprises and released under the Aladdin Free Public License (AFPL), Ghostview is currently owned and maintained by artofcode LLC, led by Raph Levien.
Two versions are released: the first for commercial use with the original AFPL license as AFPL Ghostscript, and another with the GNU General Public License as GPL Ghostscript.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/g/gh/ghostscript.html   (253 words)

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