[OSM-dev] Non-latin fonts on the slippy map

Joerg Ostertag (OSM Munich/Germany) openstreetmap at ostertag.name
Tue Jan 30 16:07:02 GMT 2007


On Tuesday 30 January 2007 16:04, Dave wrote:
> The mapnik renderer on the slippy map appears to not have a font for
> simplified Chinese available... it's appearing as squares. The same is
> true for Arabic... and I'm guessing Thai too.
>
> There seem to be people starting to actually do mapping in these
> languages, so it might be a nice idea to install the extra language
> packs needed on the render box (assuming it's that simple, but it all
> works fine in JOSM on my Ubuntu box so it might be).

Can you give us a little bit more hints which are the ubuntu/debian Packages 
for these languages?

-
Joerg





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