[Pkg-fonts-devel] How to make font packages

Daniel Glassey wdg at debian.org
Fri Aug 17 15:38:36 UTC 2007

On 22/01/07, Nicolas Spalinger  wrote:
> Christian Perrier wrote:
> > Quoting Mohammed Adnène Trojette :
> >> On Wed, Jan 17, 2007, Mohammed Adnène Trojette wrote:
> >>> You can take ttf-nafees for example. It is a really tiny package.
> >>> /me should write a little doc about it...
> >> Please read, correct, improve, ...
> >> http://wiki.debian.org/Fonts/PackagingPolicy
> >
> >
> > I added a comment about udebs...and another one about licensing.
> >
> > We might need to give a short summary about the various possible licenses.
> Hi everyone,
> Thanks for getting the packaging policy document started. This will
> surely become a useful document for the project.
> I'm fairly busy these days but I will contribute bits about licensing
> and related areas.
> There were also some initial maintainer thoughts in svn that can be
> usefully added to the wiki page. I'll do that shortly.
> PS: there are useful resources out there, there is a Font Howto - which
> needs some updating but it's a start - and the Fedora, Gentoo and Ubuntu
> wikis have some good information wrt. to fonts as well.

Now that we have http://pkg-fonts.alioth.debian.org done nicely we
should link some of the pages on the wiki onto there (and vice-versa)
e.g. http://wiki.debian.org/Fonts/PackagingPolicy


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