Localization fonts requirements

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A page of the Fonts Special Interest Group

This section is intended to help our internationalization team select the right fonts to install for each locale. It is under the responsibility of the localization team.


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Packaging wishlist
Listing a font there will not cause it to be packaged by itself. You also need to reference it in the font wishlist.


Editing rules

  1. Please do not edit this section without consulting the localization team. If there is no language team to take care of your fonts yet, it's probably a good idea to create one.
  2. Sort the table by column
  3. Add a line if the font selection changed in a release. If there is no line for a particular release, it's supposed to inherit the values of older releases.


The Fonts-by-locale matrix

Script Locale Comps group L10N owner Release Default fonts by priority Other notable fonts Comments and proposed evolutions
Greek el greek-support Greek team F9 DejaVu DejaVu, mgopen, kerkis, gentium, greekfontsociety fonts, kerkis only for TeX currently Polytonic greek support ok with DejaVu LGC, mgopen, gentium
Gujarati gu gujarati-support Gujarati team F10 Lohit
Latin fr french-support French team F9 DejaVu DejaVu LGC, Écolier court
Japanese ja japanese-support Japanese team] F9 VLGothic Sazanami
Hangul ko korean-support Korean team] F10 Un Fonts Core and Extra Baekmuk TTF and BDF
Malayalam ml malayalam-support Malayalam team F10 Meera Rachana, Dyuthi, Suruma, Raghumalayalam, Malotf, Lohit, Samyak
Latin pl polish-support Polish team F9 DejaVu DejaVu LGC
Simplified Chinese zh_CN chinese-support Simplified Chinese team] F9 CJK Uni Fonts (Ming and Ukai) WQY Fonts
Traditional Chinese zh_TW chinese-support Traditional Chinese team] F9 CJK Uni Fonts (Ming and Ukai) WQY Fonts
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Fonts in Fedora
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