[Wikimedia-l] New font for accessibility to dyslexics

Amir E. Aharoni amir.aharoni at mail.huji.ac.il
Sun Oct 7 19:59:14 UTC 2012

2012/10/7 ENWP Pine <deyntestiss at hotmail.com>:
> Could someone look into how readers and editors could be given
> an option to use the “OpenDyslexic” font? This would seem to be
> a good fit with WMF’s mission of making knowledge be globally
> accessible. See http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19734341.

This font is getting huge publicity lately - people are asking me
about it all the time.

I'm pleased to say that the Foundation's Language Engineering Team
already started to work on adding the support for it to the WebFonts

If you are curious in the gory technical details, see
https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=40539 .


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