[Pkg-fonts-devel] New release: GNU FreeFont

Davide Viti zinosat at tiscali.it
Thu Mar 27 08:06:01 UTC 2008

On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 07:26:20AM +0100, Christian Perrier wrote:
> Quoting Steve White (stevan.white at googlemail.com):
> > >  [1] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=472566
> > >
> > It's fixed in CVS and will appear in the next release.
> An we have a much much more grave one:
> http://bugs.debian.org/472830
> This apparently is related to differences in Fontforge versions...
> Sadly, neither Davide not myself did notice that giant bug. I feel
> ashamed as sponsor....

that is totally my fault.
This convinces me even more that font packages should be accompained by
screenshots / glyph charts giving some visual evidences; this is something
I already do with ttf-dejavu (see [1]), and I will certainly setup for 
ttf-freefont as well.


[1] http://d-i.alioth.debian.org/gtk-frontend/screenshots/

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