Re: Support new Japanese era "Reiwa" Re: ๐ŸŒ… Eoan is open for development ๐Ÿ‘ท

Gunnar Hjalmarsson gunnarhj at
Fri May 3 20:46:26 UTC 2019

On 2019-05-03 16:48, Mitsuya Shibata wrote:
> * Mozc
> Mozc should support conversion "reiwa" to "ไปคๅ’Œ",
> and common era to Reiwa era.
> Debdiffs for disco/cosmic/bionic/xenial are already uploaded a week ago.
> Is current state waiting tob published to proposed pocket?

Yes. Some SRU team member needs to review and start the builds for 

> * Noto Sans CJK
> Noto Sans CJK V2.001 is released to support Reiwa's ligature (U+32FF).
> New upstream release bug is already filed in Debian.
> Generating diff of font package is difficult, we should do SRU for 
> stable releases.
> However fonts-noto-cjk package affects Chinese and Korean users,
> if we do SRU, we needs to consult these users.

Yeah, the changes compared to our current version 1.001 seem to be 

I'd suggest that we sync to eoan from Debian experimental once it has 
been packaged there, and then start with evaluating version 2.001 on 
eoan. If we don't hit any important issues, SRUing to bionic+ ought to 
be doable. Probably, as you say, we should involve Chinese and Korean 
users for testing the -proposed packages before they are moved to -updates.

Gunnar Hjalmarsson

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