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Revision as of 08:05, 12 April 2018


Japanese Default Fonts to Google Noto

Summary

Changes the default fonts for Japanese to Google Noto.

Owner

Current status

Detailed Description

Changes the default fonts for Japanese to Google Noto. each typefaces will be changed as the following:

  • sans-serif
    • VL Gothic -> Noto Sans JP
  • serif
    • (No default serif) -> Noto Serif JP
  • monospace
    • VL Gothic -> Noto Sans Mono CJK JP


Benefit to Fedora

This changes provides better quality of rendering for Japanese characters and consistencies in look among typefaces.

Scope

  • Proposal owners:
    • Update packages with the proper priority of fontconfig config file (vlgothic*fonts and google-cjk-noto-*-jp-fonts)
    • Update comps
  • Other developers: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Release engineering: #7224 (a check of an impact with Release Engineering is needed)
  • 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 if the default font is changed to Noto
    • run fc-match for sans, serif, and monospace say
  • Check applications, including desktop/toolkit specific and terminals if Japanese characters is properly rendered.

User Experience

will see better quality of rendering for Japanese characters on applications and on desktops.

Dependencies

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Contingency Plan

  • 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? none

Documentation

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Release Notes