The month of November is National Novel Writing Month (or #NaNoWriMo). Joel Goodman is participating and thought that the WP Typo theme would be a good fit for it. Joel has expanded upon theme, offering an options page with various different typography choices, better integrated site registration, and some design tweaks. It is now called Modern Linguist (404 link removed 2013/02/08) and is available on his site for free download.
There has been a few other things people have done for WP Typo, so I thought now would be a good opportunity to share them.
- Grib has added i18n support (.mo files) and a Russian translation here.
- Jussi Linkola has released a Finish version here.
- Mijk has released a patch for the theme that includes widgetization and the use of Cufon to show the font jGaramond. (Regular Garamond isn't really one of the "web safe" fonts). That patch is available here:
- Hassan Derakhshandeh has released an RTL (right to left text) version here: