[Pkg-fonts-devel] Japanese Font Transition (step for applications)

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Thu Nov 20 13:51:28 UTC 2008

Le jeudi 20 novembre 2008 à 22:08 +0900, Junichi Uekawa a écrit :
> You are correct.  I'm a bit ambivalent on that, since we've seen a
> pattern that new and better fonts pop up every year (full-featured
> free fonts are a very nascent thing in Japanese), and I think a
> standard tasksel installation of Debian should already satisfy the
> dependency with a good enough font of the year.

In which case the correct approach, I think, is to remove all the
ttf-japanese-* in Provides:, and upload new ttf-japanese-gothic/mincho
packages that depend on a set of alternative fonts, with a reasonable

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