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The traditional Yi scripts have been in use for centuries, and have a tremendous number of local variants. The script was standardized in the 1970's by the Chinese government. In the process of standardization, 820 symbols from the traditional scripts of the Liangshan region were chosen to form a syllabary.
The syllable inventory of a speech variety from Xide County, Sichuan was used as the phonological basis for standardization. For the most part there is one symbol per phonologically-distinct syllable and vice-versa. The direction of writing and reading was standardized as left-to-right. Punctuation symbols were borrowed from Chinese, and a diacritic was incorporated into the system to mark one of the tones.
The Nuosu SIL font ---------------------------- Nuosu SIL is released under the SIL Open Font License. See the OFL-FAQ.txt for details of the SIL Open Font License. See FONTLOG.txt (changelog.gz) for information on this and previous releases. The Font sources (Fontographer .fog) are available on the upstream website and in the source package. Simply type "apt-get source" to download them. Thi more»
fonts-sil-nuosusil (2.1.1-7) unstable; urgency=low * Team upload * Rename source package to "fonts-sil-nuosusil" to fit the Font Packages Naming Policy. * Bump Standards to 3.9.2 (checked) * Bump debhelper compatibility to 8 * Change fonts install directory from usr/share/fonts/truetype/ttf-sil-nuosusil to usr/share/fonts/truetype/nuosusil * Drop preinst script with defoma more»
FONTLOG Nuosu SIL font ======================== This file provides detailed information on the Nuosu SIL font. This information should be distributed along with the Nuosu SIL font and any derivative works. Basic Font Information ---------------------- The SIL Yi Font was developed in 2000 as a single Unicode font for the standardized Yi script used by a large ethnic group in more»
This package was debianized by Nicolas Spalinger <email@example.com> on Sun, 3 Jun 2007. S more»