[Pkg-fonts-devel] Orphaned fonts in Debian (ttf-arphic* & ttf-bpg-georgian-fonts)
vlsichinava at gmail.com
Mon Feb 16 10:47:09 UTC 2009
2009/2/16 pabs <pabs at perthimc.asn.au>:
> Hi all,
> [Please CC pkg-fonts-devel and the appropriate bug reports in reply]
> The following fonts are orphaned in Debian, we should fix that:
> O 503517 ttf-arphic-bkai00mp -- "AR PL KaitiM Big5" Chinese TrueType font by Arphic Technology
> O 503514 ttf-arphic-bsmi00lp -- "AR PL Mingti2L Big5" Chinese TrueType font by Arphic Technology
> O 503513 ttf-arphic-gbsn00lp -- "AR PL SungtiL GB" Chinese TrueType font by Arphic Technology
> O 503512 ttf-arphic-gkai00mp -- "AR PL KaitiM GB" Chinese TrueType font by Arphic Technology
> O 459903 ttf-bpg-georgian-fonts -- BPG Georgian fonts for the graphical installer
> This sounds like it is no longer needed by d-i:
> debian-boot folks, can you confirm that?
> Can you provide contacts for people interested in Georgian who might
> like to join the Debian fonts team and adopt this package?
> Or would people interested in Georgian suggest removal of
> ttf-bpg-georgian-fonts from Debian?
Current Georgian ttf-bpg-georgian-fonts, is a high quality delta
hinted Georgian fonts, so
I suggest to leave them.(in repository)
> These don't appear to be used by the installer. Subscribers of the
> debian-chinese-* lists, could you give any information about if these
> fonts are still useful?
> They need a new maintainer, would any of you like to join the Debian
> fonts team and adopt these packages?
> Or should we remove these fonts from Debian?
E 'l naufragar m'è dolce in questo mare...
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