[Pkg-fonts-devel] ttf-gentium review

Eugeniy Meshcheryakov eugen at debian.org
Thu Jun 21 16:00:43 UTC 2007

21 червня 2007 о 17:51 +0200 Nicolas Spalinger написав(-ла):
> >>>       * I don't think fontforge, fontforge-doc, fonttools need to be in
> >>>         the suggests line.
> >> Why?
> > 
> > IMO because they aren't needed by most users of the package.
> I see, but the intent is that many "users" are going to be designers who
> would want to know what tools are suggested for that package.
> IMHO this is useful information for a section of the audience and
> information easily ignored by other users.
> Same things as with debtags, not everybody is interested in all the
> various "facets" but it helps some people make the most of the package.
> What do others think?
We do not suggest gcc and other tools in each package that written in C,
so I think fontforge should not be suggested too.

> >>>       * The OFL file doesn't need to be installed
> >> Why?
> > 
> > The OFL is quoted in the copyright file, IMO we don't need 2 copies of
> > the OFL in the package.
> OK, that makes sense. But we will need to make many changes to various
> existing packages which reference OFL.txt
Alternatively if OFL is used by many packages it can be added to
base-files in directory /usr/share/common-licenses, so it need not to be
included in debian/copyright.

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