[Bug 792471] Re: Change default Korean font to ttf-nanum

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On 2012-02-04T11:07:49+00:00 Gunnar Hjalmarsson wrote:

Suggesting changes in 65-nonlatin.conf due to a migration to fonts-
nanum. More info in the Ubuntu bug report

Reply at: https://bugs.launchpad.net/fontconfig/+bug/792471/comments/14

On 2012-02-04T11:24:48+00:00 Gunnar Hjalmarsson wrote:

Created attachment 56594
Changes in 65-nonlatin.conf

Reply at: https://bugs.launchpad.net/fontconfig/+bug/792471/comments/15

** Changed in: fontconfig
       Status: Unknown => Confirmed

** Changed in: fontconfig
   Importance: Unknown => Medium

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  Change default Korean font to ttf-nanum

Status in Fontconfig - Font Configuration Library:
Status in “fontconfig” package in Ubuntu:
  In Progress
Status in “language-selector” package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in “openjdk-6” package in Ubuntu:
Status in “ubuntu-meta” package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  This report affects ubuntu-desktop, language-support-fonts-ko and language-selector-common.
  Since Sep. 2007, ttf-unfonts-core has been a suggested package of ubuntu-desktop. In a default install, Unfonts are set as the default Korean font.
  A superior quality Korean font (ttf-nanum) became available as from late 2010 under OFL. In May 2011, Google ChromeOS adopted ttf-nanum as the default Korean font. After an extensive discussion in the Ubuntu Korean LoCo Mailing list since last year, a consensus has now been reached that it is time to migrate to ttf-nanum as the default Korean font in Ubuntu. 
  To achieve this, (1) ttf-unfonts-core (7.4Mb package size) must be replaced with ttf-nanum (7.5Mb package size) as the suggested package of ubuntu-desktop (2) language-support-fonts-ko should now include ttf-unfonts-core and ttf-nanum-coding (3) appropriate changes need to be made in some of the configurations files shipped with language-selector-common and fontconfig-config (proposed patches are attached herewith).

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