Font description template

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A page on Fedora Fonts


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Foreword
  • Copy this template as needed in SIGs/Fonts/Info/Name pages:
    • Name should be « Foo » and not « Foo Fonts » or « FooFont ».
    • use the Foundry Name convention if necessary (i.e « SIL_Abyssinica » good, « Abyssinica_SIL » bad).
  • 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.
  • Remember the more complete and accurate the information you add is, the more likely a font is to be packaged and widely used.
  • Do not forget to update your page Categories once a font status changes.


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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 ».


Contents

Description

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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.


Characteristics

Homepage Format & features License Review reference Koji page pkgdb page


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ID Card
  • Homepage ① is a link to the font project upstream home, for example DejaVu.
  • Format ② 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.
  • 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 what can be done.
  • Once a package has entered the review stage, add a Review reference ④ such as 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.
  • Once a package has been approved, add the corresponding Koji page ⑤ and pkgdb page ⑥ pointers. For example dejavu-fonts and dejavu-fonts.


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


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Face list
  • 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.
  • Other features can be filled this way:
    • other styles ①: fantasy, cursive, etc,
    • other faces ②: condensed, extralight, etc,
    • other scripts ③: list the corresponding IS0 15924 codes. Tools like gucharmap or fileformat's online test can be used to check coverage if upstream's information is not clear enough.


Caveats

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Packaging notes
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.


Additionnal information

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Additionnal information
If you have some additionnal information that does not fit in the previous sections, add it there.


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Categorization
You MUST replace the Category:Fonts SIG tag with one of the following:

You MAY additionnaly tag your page with one of the following categories: