Re: Bug#462606: ITP: dejima-mincho -- antiquated Japanese TrueType Mincho font, Dejima Mincho
On Tue, 5 Feb 2008 11:51:08 +0000
Justin B Rye <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> So can you give me any suggestion for suitable word?
> >> You can see it at http://www.sodan.org/~penny/blosxom.cgi/fonts
> >> and CC'ing the -english mailing list for advices.
> > Historical calligraphy?
> > Meiji-era calligraphy?
> "Antique-looking" wan't bad ("Antiquated" is old and useless,
> "antique" is old and valuable). I was thinking "classical", but
> in Japan that means pre-1185, so yes, "Meiji-era" (or "Edo-era",
> depending on the exact date, or "historical" if we don't know).
> But no need to call it calligraphy - that style's roughly what
> "Minchō" means (see "http://www.sljfaq.org/w/Minch%C5%8D").
> So would that make it:
> Meiji-era Japanese TrueType Minchō font
"Antique-looking Japanese TrueType Mincho, based on Meiji-era font"
Is it OK?