Google Makes The Roboto Typeface Open Source

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With Ice Cream Sandwich, Google introduced Roboto to the world. Since then, the family (designed by Googler Christian Robertson) has expanded to include a set of slab serif fonts, and has even seen a major revision introduced with Android 5.0 last year.

Today, Google has announced the next step in Roboto’s history – making the entire family open source, and reorganizing its production toolchain around open source tools like ufo2fdk and FontTools.

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