[Pkg-fonts-devel] Looking into optimising the Nanum Korean font for webfont usage?
cwryu at debian.org
Sun Jun 20 12:33:05 UTC 2010
2010-06-18 (금), 00:32 +0200, Nicolas Spalinger:
> Dear Changwoo Ryu,
> (I wasn't sure if you were subscribed to the pkg-fonts-devel list so I'm
> cc-ing, hope that's OK).
I'm subscribed already.
> As a maintainer of various Korean fonts and with your recent packaging
> of the Nanum fonts from Naver, I'm wondering if you would be interested
> and would have time to help with testing and optimizing them for
> webfonts usage?
> Raph Levien from the Google Font Directory project is looking at
> expanding the current offerings to include richer non-roman fonts and
> would like some feedback on Nanum:
> I guess you would be an ideal person... or maybe you can recommend
> someone from the Korean-speaking larger Debian community?
Yes, I'm OK if it's just testing whether things work or not.
But actually I doubt feasibility of reducing its size. Each nanum font
is 3-4MB and it's already quite compact as a generic Hangul TrueType.
And typical CJK TrueType fonts with Unified Han characters are >10MB.
How about contacting the upstream? NHN/Naver is quite active on Nanum
Changwoo Ryu <cwryu at debian.org>
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Size: 186 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part
More information about the Pkg-fonts-devel