Re: Bug#462606: ITP: dejima-mincho -- antiquated Japanese TrueType Mincho font, Dejima Mincho
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On 02/06/08 04:54, Hideki Yamane wrote:
> 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?
IMO, both this and Justin's suggestions are good.
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
PETA - People Eating Tasty Animals
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