jan Lepeka

From sona pona, the Toki Pona wiki
Rebecca Gabriella Bettencourt[1] (pronouns: she/her), known in Toki Pona as jan Lepeka (sitelen pona:
jan [lili en pona en kule ale]
; name glyph: melinjakulekule)
, is an American software engineer, font designer, typesetter, and the founder and the maintainer of the Under-ConScript Unicode Registry (UCSUR). Outside of Toki Pona, she is a lifetime individual member of the Unicode Consortium,[2] and has authored and co-authored Unicode proposals, such as for the Symbols for Legacy Computing block.[3]

Her name glyph (a.k.a. melinjakulekule) combines sitelen pona glyphs for meli, nja and kule,[4] and its meaning is "colorful queer catgirl."[5]

Fonts[edit | edit source]

jan Lepeka's Fairfax font family includes sitelen pona coverage. The Fairfax Pona series and the sitelen seli kiwen font family are specialized for sitelen pona.

Input methods[edit | edit source]

jan Lepeka has created a keyboard layout that maps to the sitelen pona UCSUR range.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Bettencourt, Rebecca. "Welcome to KreativeKorp". KreativeKorp. Retrieved 22 January 2024.
  2. "Members". Unicode. Retrieved 12 February 2024.
  3. Ewell, Doug, Rebecca Bettencourt, Michael Everson, Eduardo Marín Silva, Elias Mårtenson, Mark Shoulson, Shawn Steele, and Rebecca Turner. (23 April 2018). "Proposal to add characters from legacy computers and teletext to the UCS". Unicode. Retrieved 22 January 2024.
  4. jan Lepeka. "sitelen seli kiwen". KreativeKorp. Retrieved 29 February 2024.
  5. jan Lepeka. "User:JanLepeka". sona.pona.la. Retrieved 29 February 2024.