Call for testing: fonts-noto-cjk [was: Support new Japanese era "Reiwa"]

Gunnar Hjalmarsson gunnarhj at ubuntu.com
Wed Jul 3 00:55:21 UTC 2019


On 2019-05-04 03:17, Gunnar Hjalmarsson wrote:
>> On 2019-05-03 16:48, Mitsuya Shibata wrote:
>>> * Noto Sans CJK
>>>
>>> Noto Sans CJK V2.001 is released to support Reiwa's ligature (U+32FF).
>>>
>>> https://github.com/googlefonts/noto-cjk/releases/tag/NotoSansV2.001 >>>
>>> New upstream release bug is already filed in Debian.
>>>
>>> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=926753
> 
> I uploaded Hiroaki Nakamura's proposal to a PPA:
> 
> https://launchpad.net/~gunnarhj/+archive/ubuntu/fonts-noto-cjk

Well, I just deleted that PPA.

The Debian maintainer is absent at the moment, but we are making 
progress on our own (<https://launchpad.net/bugs/1834406>), and upgraded 
versions of fonts-noto-cjk are now in {bionic,disco}-proposed and 
eoan-release.

Since the proposed SRUs affect most CJK users and include changes beyond 
the glyphs for rendering the Reiwa character, we hope for help with 
testing by users who speak Chinese, Japanese and/or Korean before the 
packages are made available to all users via -updates. Please find 
details about installing and testing the -proposed packages here:

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fonts-noto-cjk/+bug/1834406/comments/13

Please submit a comment on the bug report if you test. Thanks in advance 
for your help!

-- 
Gunnar Hjalmarsson
https://launchpad.net/~gunnarhj



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