[Pkg-fonts-devel] ITP: ttf-linex -- Free fonts for education and institutions

José L. Redrejo Rodríguez jredrejo at edu.juntaextremadura.net
Tue Mar 11 09:55:02 UTC 2008

El mar, 11-03-2008 a las 07:26 +0100, Christian Perrier escribió:
> Quoting José L. Redrejo Rodríguez (jredrejo at edu.juntaextremadura.net):
> José sent a request to join the group on Alioth which I grantyed yesterday.
> > I'll be glad in joining to the group if it does not mean more work ;-)
> Not really. It just means you check out
> svn+ssh://svn.debian.org/svn/pkg-fonts/packages and look there how
> package maintainers have organised their work place (I suggest
> ttf-dejavu or ttf-sil-abyssinica as example...

ok, that seems easy ;-)

> > Also if the group wants to package these fonts, I'll even be glader to
> > give you the ITP. My main purpose is include these fonts in Debian as
> We don't really claim to maintain all font packages. The group is
> still quite loose wrt this. We can probably take some packages over in
> case they become unmaintained but we still need someone particularly
> motivated for this or that package to take care of it.
> Here's what we use in ttf-dejavu:
> Maintainer: Debian Fonts Task Force <pkg-fonts-devel at lists.alioth.debian.org>
> Uploaders: Davide Viti <zinosat at tiscali.it>, Christian Perrier <bubulle at debian.org>, Eugeniy Meshcheryakov <eugen at debian.org>
> Here, Davide is the package maintainer. I've been added to Uploaders
> as well as Eugen so that we can "safely" upload the package in case of
> emergency without it to become an NMU.
> This way, bug reports for the package go to the fonts devel mailing
> list which has proven fine as of now.
> (we did setup a pkg-fonts-bugs mailing list but that seems to be
> slightly overkill)

Ok, it sounds perfect for me, so I'll put the group as Maintainer and
myself as an Uploader, just tell me if there is any policy about who
else should be uploader or if any of you volunteers.

José L.
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