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Package: ttf-ipafont-jisx0208 (00103-13) [multiverse]

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Original Maintainers (usually from Debian):

  • Debian Fonts Task Force (Mail Archive)
  • Hideki Yamane (Debian-JP)

It should generally not be necessary for users to contact the original maintainer.

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Japanese TrueType font, IPAfont (JISX0208)

IPAfont is Japanese TrueType font set that provided by Information-technology Promotion Agency, Japan (IPA does NOT mean International Phonetic Alphabet).

It consists of

 * IPA Gothic
 * IPA P Gochic
 * IPA UI Gothic
 * IPA Mincho
 * IPA P Mincho

It based on JISX0208 specifications. ttf-ipafont package is based on new JISX0214, has different glyphs on some same characters. So this package contains glyphs that have compatibility with old specifications, such as MS Gothic or Mincho fonts or so. That is important thing for business documents.

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