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Revision as of 13:15, 19 July 2017


Chinese Serif Fonts

Summary

Fedora already provides default Chinese Sans fonts, now Fedora 27 will also provide default Chinese Serif fonts.

Owner

  • Name: Peng Wu
  • Email: pwu@redhat.com
  • Release notes owner:

Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 27
  • Last updated: 2017-07-11
  • Tracker bug:

Detailed Description

Adobe and Google released good quality Chinese Sans and Serif fonts now. Now Fedora 27 will package the Chinese fonts, and use the fonts as default Chinese fonts.

Benefit to Fedora

Enhance the experience of Fedora for Chinese users by improving font rendering quality.

Scope

  • Proposal owners:
  1. new packages for adobe-source-han-serif-cn-fonts and adobe-source-han-serif-tw-fonts.
  2. update font packages to use both Chinese Sans and Serif fonts
  3. update fedora-comps to install the Chinese Sans and Serif fonts by default
  • Other developers: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Release engineering: #6911
  • Policies and guidelines: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Trademark approval: N/A (not needed for this Change)

Upgrade/compatibility impact

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

How To Test

  • Check Chinese web sites which uses both Chinese Sans and Serif fonts
  • Use LibreOffice, use Sans and Serif fonts to see if it uses different fonts

User Experience

  • With good quality Chinese Sans and Serif fonts, the Desktop or Web Browser

will display with both Sans and Serif fonts.

  • With different Sans and Serif fonts, the Workstation will have better

font rendering quality.

Dependencies

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Contingency Plan

Revert to use Chinese Sans fonts as default Chinese fonts.

  • Contingency mechanism: (What to do? Who will do it?) N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Contingency deadline: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Blocks release? N/A (not a System Wide Change), No
  • Blocks product? No

Documentation

Release Notes

By using both Chinese Sans and Serif fonts, the Workstation will improve Chinese fonts rendering quality for users.