[Pkg-fonts-devel] [RESENT] Re: Orphaned fonts in Debian (ttf-arphic* & ttf-bpg-georgian-fonts)

Paul Wise pabs at debian.org
Tue Feb 17 14:50:10 UTC 2009

On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 11:00 PM, Arne Goetje <arne at linux.org.tw> wrote:
> I stripped the other recipients out of the header and sent again.
> --------------------------------------------------------
> pabs wrote:
>> ttf-arphic-*
>> 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 are useful for printing and AFAIK the current latex-cjk (or was it
> cjk-latex?) use those fonts. Further more, the ttf-arphic-{uming|ukai}
> fonts are derived from those. So, I guess we should keep them for a while.
>> They need a new maintainer, would any of you like to join the Debian
>> fonts team and adopt these packages?
> I can maintain them (and I am a member of the Debian fonts team).

Great, thanks!



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