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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] noto-fonts 20171024-1.git8ef14e6
Probably, I see the point.
But, we already have a package noto-cjk-fonts-1.004-1,
which is an OpenType/CFF Collection (OTC).
$ cygcheck -l noto-cjk-fonts
And I expect a package of the other OpenType/CFF Collection (OTC),
which contains NotoSerifCJK-*.ttc, for completeness and consistency.
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] noto-fonts 20171024-1.git8ef14e6
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:20:47 -0600
> On 2018-06-28 16:13, Lemures Lemniscati wrote:
> > On Tue, 10 Apr 2018 14:57:30 -0500, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
> >> The following packages have been uploaded to the Cygwin distribution:
> >> * noto-fonts-common-20171024-1.git8ef14e6
> >> * noto-fonts-20171024-1.git8ef14e6
> >> Noto's goal is to provide a beautiful reading experience for everyone and
> >> for all languages. Currently, Noto covers all major languages of the world
> >> and many others, including European, African, Middle Eastern, Indic, South
> >> and Southeast Asian, Central Asian, American, and East Asian languages.
> >> Several minority and historical languages are also supported.
> >> This is an update to the latest upstream release.
> > Thank you for maintaining many packages.> I would like to have a package containing a series of fonts
> > NotoSerifCJK-*.ttc:> NotoSerifCJK-Bold.ttc
> > NotoSerifCJK-Regular.ttc
> > NotoSerifCJK-Black.ttc
> > NotoSerifCJK-ExtraLight.ttc
> > NotoSerifCJK-Light.ttc
> > NotoSerifCJK-Medium.ttc
> > NotoSerifCJK-SemiBold.ttc
> > Please add them, when you have time.
> As explained with details in:
> SuperOTC format font packages are only supported under recent MacOS 10.8/iOS7,
> Linux fontconfig and freetype 184.108.40.206, and W10 1703 releases or later;
> OTC format font packages are only supported under recent MacOS 10.8/iOS7, Linux
> fontconfig and freetype 220.127.116.11, and W10 1607 releases or later;
> Multilingual/Language-specific OTF, OTC, and SuperOTC format font packages are
> only usable by apps supporting the OpenType GSUB table locl feature tag;
> otherwise only Region-specific OTF format font packages may be usable.
> This is mentioned without the support details in:
> so there may be limitations on which of these alternatives may be deployed and
> used, depending on how much, if any, Cygwin components depend on Windows font
> handling, for command line (e.g. gnuplot, R, octave) and X Window graphics apps,
> and each app's OpenType support for language, script, and feature tags.
> Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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