Bug#998280: Please switch the dependency from ttf-bitstream-vera to fonts-dejavu-core
rvandegrift at debian.org
Fri Jan 28 05:05:19 GMT 2022
On Mon, Nov 01, 2021 at 07:33:35PM +0000, Amr Ibrahim wrote:
> Please switch the dependency from ttf-bitstream-vera to fonts-dejavu-
> core. The dejavu font extends the bitstream vera font, the bitstream
> vera font is very obsolete, looks worse than dejavu and sometimes as a
> negative side-effect it takes over as a default font when installed.
Is ttf-bitstream-vera going away? If so, I'll just go back to distributing the
copy from upstream. Otherwise, I'd prefer to stick with upstream's choice.
EFL embeds font files in some of it's data structures. Bitstream Vera is used
in one of the examples. So it isn't displayed anywhere.
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