[Fontconfig] adding/distributing new fonts

Alan Coopersmith Alan.Coopersmith at Sun.COM
Sat Aug 7 01:18:33 EST 2004

xorg at freedesktop.org is the mailing list for xorg, and would be a much
better place to discuss adding fonts to the X.Org distribution, so I've
cc'ed it.

I believe the license requirements are that it be some sort of open source
license, but that the requirements for fonts are a bit looser than source

TrueType fonts are the currently preferred format.

	-Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith at sun.com
	 Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering

Soon-Son Kwon wrote:
> Hi all:
> I am Korean user.
> At http://freedesktop.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/xorg/xc/fonts/encodings/,
> there are many fonts which seems to be distributed as default.
> But as for Korean fonts, few fonts are distributed together hence 
> users should add & configure Korean fonts manually which takes much time
> and discourages new users who do not have much experience with X before.
> We already have some free/open Korean fonts and some people are working
> on new fonts. If these Korean fonts can be added to the default distrubition,
> then it will greatly benefit many people.
> - Can anyone please let me know how to add Korean fonts to the default
> xorg source distribution? Is there any approval process?
> - What is the license requirement for that fonts?
> - What should be the technical font format for this?
> Any comments are welcomed.
> Thanks very much.

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