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bug #21963: Korean font change UnDotum to NanumGothic

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Wed 23 Apr 2014 06:41:15 PM UTC  
 
Category: client-sdl2Severity: 1 - Wish
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: None
Assigned to: NoneOriginator Email: -unavailable-
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: 
Operating System: AnyPlanned Release: 3.0.0
Contains string changes: None

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Fri 24 Jun 2016 02:28:53 AM UTC, comment #2:

The answer is no. Its license, the SIL Open Font License, is not compatible with the GPL. But AFAIK a font is not considered as a GPL derivative work just by using it.

BTW 2 years have been passed and things are changed. Currently NanumGothic is not being maintained actively. I think Google's Noto CJK font is a better choice.

Changwoo Ryu <changwoo>
Tue 21 Jun 2016 03:43:02 PM UTC, comment #1:

The biigest part of this change would be checking licensing of the font, if it's compatible with GPLv2+.

Marko Lindqvist <cazfi>
Project Administrator
Wed 23 Apr 2014 06:41:15 PM UTC, original submission:

I see UnDotum font is included in the source tree and the binary.

I think UnDotum font is included as a generic F/OSS Korean font, not because of the shape of this font. Am I right? Then I suggest to change it to NanumGothic, which generally looks better and is maintained in upstream.

All major Linux distributions changed the default Korean fonts as Nanum fonts from Un fonts (as fontconfig changed).

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