[Pkg-fonts-devel] Renaming of ttf-tuffy to ttf-tulrich-tuffy?

Paul Wise pabs at debian.org
Tue Dec 22 02:12:48 UTC 2009

On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 2:25 AM, Christian PERRIER <bubulle at debian.org> wrote:

> I'd say that this is probably not very high priority. The case of
> "single-font" 'foundries', who are often individuals, has been
> discussed very briefly recently, after I proposed naming some fonts
> produced by Raph Levien (author of Inconsolata and a few others) as
> "ttf-levien-<foo>".
> Actually, the benefit for this would be very low in the case you
> describe, so "consistency for the sake of consistency" is probably not
> worth the hassle. We could then make an exception for fonts that are
> the only ones produced by a said individual or organization.

I agree, it isn't worth the baggage of a transitional binary package.
If Debian gained Supercedes (or similar) support to allow migration
from one package name to another without the extra binary package,
then you could consider if the package rename is appropriate, until
then I wouldn't bother.



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