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{{admon/important | Foreword |
* Copy this template as needed in ''SIGs/Fonts/Info/Name'' pages (where ''Name'' is « ''Foo'' » and not « ''Foo Fonts'' » or « ''FooFont'' »).
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* Our SIG [[Font_package_lifecycle| workflow]] is organised around wiki pages that adhere to this template.
* Frames that use this style are '''redaction tips'''. Please remove them from your page once they are no longer necessary. Do the same for the ''lorem ipsum'' bits.
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* The source of this page contains '''comments''' providing guidance to fill out each section. They are invisible in view mode.  To read them, choose the « Edit » tab.
* Remember the more complete and accurate the information you add is, the more likely a font is to be packaged and widely used.
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* Copy the source to a '''new page''' before making changes! '''Do not edit this template directly!'''}}
* Do not forget to update your page ''Categories'' once a font status changes.
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◆ Use this template to create « Name_Fonts » pages:
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  — « Name_Fonts » should be « Foo_fonts » and not « FooFonts_fonts » or « FooFont_fonts ».
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  — use the « Foundry Name » convention if necessary.
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  ⇒ See also Packaging:FontsPolicy#Naming we try to follow the same conventions for our wiki pages.
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◆ Please remove the « lorem ipsum » filers once they are no longer necessary. Do the same for those comments.
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◆ Do not forget to update the page categorization each time the font described in this page passes one packaging step.
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{{admon/note | Summary | Replace the preceding line with the package '''summary''' if the font is already packaged, or with a summary proposal if it's not packaged yet. For example « ''Foo decorative font'' ».}}
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◆ Requester: replace the preceding line with a package summary proposal. For example: A decorative font inspired from xxx.
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◆ Packager:  correct the proposal and replace it with the final package summary.
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{{admon/note | Description | Replace the preceding paragraph with the package '''description''' if the font is already packaged, or with a description proposal if it's not packaged yet.}}
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◆ Requester: replace the preceding paragraph with a package description proposal:
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  — who designed this font family,
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  — how can its style be described,
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  — what's its intended use (Titling…).
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◆ Packager: correct the proposal and replace it with the final package description.
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== Characteristics ==
 
== Characteristics ==
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{{admon/note | ID Card |
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◆ Requester: fill in the following information:
* '''Homepage''' ① is a link to the font project upstream home, for example [http://dejavu.sf.net/ DejaVu].
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  – Homepage ① : is a link to the font project upstream home, for example [http://dejavu.sf.net/ DejaVu].
* '''Format''' can be ''TTF'', ''OTF'' or any other font format. If the font includes advanced smart font '''features''' such as ''locl'' or ''hinting'', please document them too.
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  – Format ② :
* '''License''' ③ should correspond to an entry on our [[SIGs/Fonts/Legal#licenses|legal page]]. If that's not the case please follow the procedure documented on that page to check what can be done.
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    ‣ we prefer modern TTF or OTF fonts,
* Once a package has entered the review stage, add a '''Review reference''' ④ such as [[rhbug:181994|181994]]. You can reference this wiki page in your review request as additionnal information. Please do not forget to CC ''fedora-fonts-bugs-list@redhat.com'' on your bugzilla ticket.
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      ⇒ http://www.myanmarnlp.net.mm/doc/Workshop%20on%20Myanmar%20Unicode%20Font_2005-12-16/Presentations/Myanmar%20OpenType%20Font%2020051215.ppt
* Once a package has been approved, add the corresponding '''Koji page''' and '''pkgdb page''' ⑥ pointers. For example [[koji:dejavu-fonts|dejavu-fonts]] and [[pkgdb:dejavu-fonts|dejavu-fonts]].
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    ‣ Unicode encoding is mandatory.
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      ⇒ http://www.unicode.org/standard/WhatIsUnicode.html
 
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    ‣ If the font includes advanced smart font features please document them too.
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      ⇒ http://linuxlibertine.sourceforge.net/Libertine-EN.html#opentype
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  – License ③: should correspond to an entry on our legal page. If that's not the case please follow the procedure documented on that page to check the license acceptability.
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      ⇒ Legal_considerations_for_fonts#licenses
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◆ Packager:
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  — Once a package has entered the review stage:
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    ‣ add a Review reference ④ such as [[rhbug:181994|181994]].
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    ‣ you can reference this wiki page in your review request as additional information.
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    ‣ please do not forget to CC fonts-bugs@lists.fedoraproject.org on your bugzilla ticket.
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    ‣ please do not forget to change this page category (see below).
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  — Once a package has been approved:
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    ‣ add the corresponding Koji page ⑤ pointer (for example [[koji:dejavu-fonts|dejavu-fonts]]).
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    ‣ add the corresponding pkgdb page ⑥ pointer (for example [[pkgdb:dejavu-fonts|dejavu-fonts]]).
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    ‣ please do not forget to change this page category (see below).
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{{admon/note | Face list |
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◆ Requester:
* Add as many lines as necessary in the preceding table. Be careful not to mix faces with different characteristics on the same line (for example if a font bundle includes a serif font with a regular and bold face, and a sans-serif font with regular, bold, italic and bold-italic faces, use two different lines).
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  — Add as many lines as necessary in the preceding table. Be careful not to mix faces with different characteristics on the same line (for example if a font bundle includes a serif font with a regular and bold face, and a sans-serif font with regular, bold, italic and bold-italic faces, use two different lines).
* Use ✘s to indicate a common feature is present.
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  — Use ✘s to indicate a common feature is present.
* '''Other''' features can be filled this way:
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  — « Other » features can be filled this way:
** other styles ①: ''fantasy'', ''cursive'', etc,
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    ‣ other styles ①: fantasy, cursive, etc
** other faces ②: ''condensed'', ''extralight'', etc,
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    ‣ other faces ②: condensed, extralight, etc
** other scripts ③: list the corresponding [http://www.unicode.org/iso15924/iso15924-codes.html IS0 15924] codes. Tools like '''gucharmap''' or [http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/font/custom.htm fileformat's online test] can be used to check coverage if upstream's information is not clear enough.
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    ‣ other scripts ③: list the corresponding IS0 15924 codes.
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      ⇒ http://www.unicode.org/iso15924/iso15924-codes.html
 
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      ⇒ tools you can use to check coverage: gucharmap, fontforge, http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/font/custom.htm
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== Caveats ==
 
== Caveats ==
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{{admon/note | Packaging notes |
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List there the elements you know of that will impact packaging activity, such as licensing that needs clarifying, an upstream that uses a specific non-english language to communicate, broken or incomplete build scripts, etc.
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◆ Requester and packager: list there the elements you know of that will impact packaging activity, such as licensing that needs clarifying, an upstream that uses a specific non-english language to communicate, broken or incomplete build scripts, etc.
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◆ Packager: take care of those items and remove them from the page once they've been dealt with.
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== Additionnal information ==
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== Additional information ==
  
 
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{{admon/note | Additionnal information |
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If you have some additionnal information that does not fit in the previous sections, add it there.
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◆ Requester and packager: if you have some additional information that does not fit in the previous sections, add it there.
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{{:Fonts_SIG_signature}} [[Category:Fonts SIG|Template for describing fonts]] [[Category:Documentation|Font description template]] [[Category:Template]]
  
{{admon/note | Categorization |
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You '''MUST''' replace the ''Fonts SIG'' category with one of the following:
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◆ Requester: replace existing categories with « Category:Font wishlist »
* ''Fonts, wishes'': a packaging request not acted on yet.
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◆ Packager: replace the « Category:Font wishlist » by
* ''Fonts, in-progress'': a font being worked on, but not available in Fedora yet. Typically in packaging review stage.
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  — « Category:In-progress fonts » for a font being worked on, but not available in Fedora yet. Typically in packaging review stage.
* ''Fonts, packaged'': a packaged font, available in Fedora.
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  — « Category:Packaged fonts » for a packaged font, available in Fedora.
* ''Fonts, rejected'': a font we decided not to package, or removed from current Fedora repositories for some reason.
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  — « Category:Rejected and retired fonts » for a font we decided not to package after review, or removed from current Fedora repositories for some other reason.
You '''MAY''' additionnaly tag your page with one of the following categories:
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◆ Requester and packager: you may additionally tag your page with one of the following categories:
* '''Artwork''': a font with interesting style characteristics, typically requested by the [[Artwork | artTeam]].
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  — « Category:Decorative fonts » for a font used in titles and other short runs of text, typically requested by the Artwork team
* '''Internationalization''': a font with interesting unicode coverage, typically requested by the [[I18N | internationalization project]] or a [http://translate.fedoraproject.org/teams localization team].
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  — « Category:International fonts » for a font with unusual unicode coverage, typically requested by the I18N or L10N teams
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  — « Category:Technical fonts » for a font with coverage of technical unicode blocks (math, engineering, music and other non-text blocks).
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Latest revision as of 09:36, 29 May 2012

A page of the Fonts Special Interest Group

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Foreword
  • Our SIG workflow is organised around wiki pages that adhere to this template.
  • The source of this page contains comments providing guidance to fill out each section. They are invisible in view mode. To read them, choose the « Edit » tab.
  • Copy the source to a new page before making changes! Do not edit this template directly!


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Contents

[edit] Description

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[edit] Characteristics

Homepage Format & features License Review reference Koji page pkgdb page


Style Faces Scripts
Sans Serif Other R B I BI Other Latin Greek Cyrillic Other
Variable Monospace Variable Monospace


[edit] Caveats

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[edit] Additional information

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Fonts in Fedora
The Fonts SIG takes loving care of Fedora fonts. Please join this special interest group if you are interested in creating, improving, packaging, or just suggesting a font. Any help will be appreciated.