Japanese font conf for JDK16 to use IPA font
glewis at eyesbeyond.com
Fri Feb 27 11:24:53 PST 2009
On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 01:01:31PM -0500, Jung-uk Kim wrote:
> On Friday 27 February 2009 11:59 am, Jung-uk Kim wrote:
> > On Friday 27 February 2009 12:51 am, Daichi GOTO wrote:
> > > Hi greg :)
> > >
> > > How about to deploy or integrate included fontconfig.properties
> > > file to /usr/local/jdk1.6.0/jre/lib/fontconfig.properties or
> > > /usr/local/jdk1.6.0/jre/lib/fontconfig.properties.src.
> > >
> > > I have known some Japanese java developers have been giving up to
> > > use FreeBSD and Java as their default development environment
> > > because FreeBSD JDK16 default configurations lacks of proper
> > > Japanese font setting.
> > >
> > > Right now, IPA font(japanese/ipa-ttfonts) is proper high quality
> > > font as Japanese font. To enable that font as default font makes
> > > a lot of sense.
> > >
> > > I have checked included one with JDK16 and OpenJDK6, that looks
> > > like working well.
> > I have been using the attached properties for korean fonts for many
> > years, which uses korean/unfonts-ttf. Baekmuk fonts in your
> > properties are unmaintained and obsolete. Un-series fonts are de
> > facto standard for korean FOSS projects these days. One of the
> > reasons is it works pretty well with Freetype2. I believe many
> > FOSS projects still use Baekmuk because Redhat does. :-(
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=112877
> It is little OT but I found Fedora project approved Un-series fonts as
> the next default korean fonts:
> "Fontconfig has been changed upstream to use UN as default Korean font
> set instead of Baekmuk (current Fedora Korean font)."
So which Korean fonts should we be using? The new ones or the ones in
the fontconfig.properties you sent? I'd like to merge those changes
with Daichi-san's and get them both committed :).
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