I think this will probably be interesting to the people in this list.
With the blessing from Roman Czyborra, the former maintainer of
GNU Unifont, Paul Hardy, a volunteer developer from CA, is now
officially maintaining this widely used dual-width bitmap font.
In the past couple months, Paul devoted tremendous of efforts
toward the goal of complete BMP coverage of Unifont. In the meantime,
we had extensive collaboration and ported all our latest creation of
Hanzi glyphs, including the Unicode 5.1 additions, from WenQuanYi's
fonts to GNU Unifont. Paul told me that he is very close to make a
release, perhaps a few thousands glyphs away from a complete BMP
font. His website and the latest fonts can be found from here:
It would be nice to see this extensively updated GNU Unifont
pushed through all branches for Fedora. I will keep you posted
or send Paul directly here to announce his release.
I though this bug  I've just filled against WebKit might be of some
interest to you. In short, WebKit shows blank space instead of some
characters, I noticed Japanese, Chinese and Korean to be the ones
I am not sure if it's WebKit or Fedora-way-of-font-handling issue, so I
though I might let you know as well... (I hope I am not just causing
This is Caius Chance who is the package maintainer from Red Hat. I am
writing for the recent updates of Liberation Fonts:
- The latest stable version is liberation-fonts-1.03-1.fc9
- The font tarball had been hosted on
https://fedorahosted.org/liberation-fonts/. It is in trunk towards
- The source on fh.o is still in progress of conversion. We are quality
checking to see if the generated TTFs from SFDs (which generated from
initial TTFs of original manufacturer) are the same.
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