RE: North Korean fonts

From: Martin Heijdra (
Date: Mon Jul 06 2009 - 08:59:31 CDT

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    Actually, North Korean fonts and IME's have been available for years through
    Japanese and Singapore subsidiaries. Some decade ago I got a font sample
    booklet from one such Japanese dealer (Rainbow). The fonts were weirdly




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    Sent: Thursday, July 02, 2009 6:48 PM
    Subject: Re: North Korean fonts


    On 2 Jul 2009, at 23:06, William J Poser wrote:

     North Korea would probably provide fonts if someone
    of sufficient authority saw an advantage to it. The question is
    what would interest them that is on the one hand affordable and
    on the other hand could be legally and ethically provided.


    It seems that the Korea Computer Centre has developed an input method editor
    which apparently ships with "300 kinds of Korean font".


    Maybe it's just me, but that figure sounds somewhat exaggerated. Anyway, the
    point is that the North Koreans may be willing to make the fonts available
    if someone took an interest in their IME.


    Here's a link to the brochure:


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