Subject: Re: Japanese with wscons?
To: Masao Uebayashi <>
From: Bang Jun-Young <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/02/2001 17:19:18
Bang Jun-Young wrote:
> Masao Uebayashi wrote:
> > I hope I will help you, but what's "raw bitmap format" here? I know
> > some free Japanese .bdf fonts. (16x16)
> For example, the builtin VGA font and compiled wsfont are in raw bitmap
> I mean. There are several Japanese fonts in standard X distribution,
> but I don't know how to convert them into raw format. I should check the
> font releated section in the X programming manual.

A Japanese Hiragana/Katakana wsfont is converted from jiskan16.bdf and 
now available at . I would appreciate it 
if somebody examine it and report to me any problem. 

The conversion program will be released after code cleanup. It's too 
pooly written to release right now. :) 


Bang Jun-Young <>