[Pkg-fonts-devel] Comments regarding open-font-design-toolkit_1.0-1_i386.changes

Mark Hymers mhy at debian.org
Wed Oct 29 09:26:21 UTC 2008

On Sat, 23, Aug, 2008 at 05:34:57PM +0200, Nicolas Spalinger spoke thus..
> Mark Hymers wrote:
> > This package seems to depend on  libfont-ttf-scripts-perl which I can't see in the
> > archive anywhere.  Do you plan to upload this package?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Mark
> Dear ftpmaster,
> AFAICT this package as well as the corresponding library
> (libfont-ttf-perl) is maintained by the Debian Perl Group.
> But you're right it seems the package has not made it to the archive
> yet: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=357486
> There are unique and very useful advanced features not available
> anywhere else in this package. Maybe we can find someone in the fonts
> team here willing to maintain it? Who would like to step up?
> Otherwise I can adjust the metapackage to drop the dependency until the
> package is ready.

Has there been any progress on this?  open-font-design-toolkit has been
sitting in NEW for ages waiting for a response...


Mark Hymers <mhy at debian dot org>

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