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

Hideki Yamane henrich at debian.or.jp
Sun Apr 5 21:18:50 UTC 2009

On Thu, 20 Nov 2008 14:51:28 +0100
Josselin Mouette <joss at debian.org> wrote:
> 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
> default.

 Does it mean that 
  - craete virtual "ttf-japanese-gothic/mincho" package
  - it depends on ttf-vlgothic or so
 Is it correct? If so, I'll make package for that and do ITP.


 Hideki Yamane     henrich @ debian.or.jp/iijmio-mail.jp

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