[Pkg-fonts-devel] Re: [Openfontlibrary] Re: [DejaVu-fonts] forming
new maintenance team for MPH 2B Damase?
pabs at debian.org
Tue Feb 13 02:18:04 CET 2007
On Mon, 2007-02-12 at 22:48 +0000, Jon Phillips wrote:
> ... openfontlibrary.org ...
Can I just say: WOW! that rocks! I had no idea there was any such free
font site in existence. The debian fonts packaging project could spend
ages packaging all those fonts...
A couple of suggestions if I may (no sure if you've covered these):
* Not sure if the facility is there, but I think encouraging
people to leave websites for their fonts is good. I know about
the per-user homepage, I think some fonts would have individual
* Encouraging people to upload source .sfd files would be good. I
notice that people leave notes saying fontforge source is
available if you email them.
* Hmm, I'm having the urge to package fonts and imagining the
debian ftpmasters complaining about a zillion tiny font packages
being uploaded... How about a feature that does automatic
creation of foundries/font collections (not sure of the
* Some of the font licences differ on the site to the copies on
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