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Recently Nick Shinn proposed (here) a Greek version of MyFonts, in order to make Greek fonts better accessible for users of Greek. I found that a very interesting suggestion and asked John Collins of MF, if this vision could become reality.
He answered, I take the liberty to cite from his message: “we have not been able to convince ourselves that the cost of making MyFonts available in any other languages would produce a reasonable return on the investment. If that changes, we will of course move in that direction.”
As reasonable as this sounds, I still wonder if there could be a chance to see a hellenic MyFonts site come into life. Or perhaps, something similar to MyFonts.de which is a kind of MF digest journal adressing German readers.
There are currently over 200 fonts listed when the tag ‘Greek’ gets clicked. I believe they would sell more if they would be visible in a Greek language environment. It’s not just for Greeks in Hellas or Cyprus but also for the many scholars in Greek studies worldwide.
Last but not least, the same question arise for Cyrillic; maybe for other script systems as well in the future?