[Pkg-fonts-devel] RFC: splitting ttf-dejavu package

Denis Jacquerye moyogo at gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 06:12:19 UTC 2007

On 8/29/07, Paul Wise <pabs at debian.org> wrote:
> On 8/29/07, Arne Goetje <arne at linux.org.tw> wrote:
> > The goal is to have a set of core fonts to display the normal Live CD
> > desktop screen and installer with only those fonts which are mandatory
> > (normal and bold). For a full blown desktop installation, it is
> > recommended that the user installs the -extra packages alongside the
> > - -core packages, if (s)he desires.
> Sounds good to me then. A couple of the gnome prefs dialogs use
> italic, but it wouldn't be a disaster if they were normal instead.
Fontconfig slants while keeping hinting, so the result is rather
acceptable considered some fonts just have Oblique and not Italics. No
need to have italic text changed.


Denis Moyogo Jacquerye

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