[Debian-in-workers] Question about Sans/Serif aliases

Kartik Mistry kartik.mistry at gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 05:36:31 UTC 2007

On 8/29/07, Christian Perrier <bubulle at debian.org> wrote:
> Quoting Arne Goetje (arne.goetje at canonical.com):
> > I'm in charge of i18n support in Ubuntu.
> > As I'm going to repackage the ttf-indic-fonts packages, I want to make
> > sure that the fontconfig settings are correct.
> >
> > I'm repackaging the fonts to split the packages into a -core and an
> > - -extra packages, the -core packages only contain the minimum required
> > fonts for the Live CD, while the -extra packages contain the remaining
> > fonts.
> In my opinion, this split could probably be done also in Debian, in a
> general effort to minimize divergences between Debian and Ubuntu.


A really good idea. Jaldhar, what do you think?

One font for each language is sufficient for -core package. Instead of
-core for each language, I suggest to have ttf-indic-fonts-core, which
contains 1 fonts for each languages.

Or I misunderstood the idea ;) ?

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