[Pkg-fonts-devel] RFS: ttf-takao (NEW)

Paul Wise pabs at debian.org
Sat Apr 3 06:00:58 UTC 2010

On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 12:40 PM, Jun Kobayashi <jkbys at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> If there are any changes, the name must be changed. So no patches are
> permitted with the name "IPA Font".
> This is stated in Article 3 of IPA Font License:
> http://www.opensource.org/licenses/ipafont.html
> Josselin Mouette said this seems reasonable for fonts and Hideki Yamane put
> it into main:
> http://www.mail-archive.com/debian-legal@lists.debian.org/msg40120.html
> This is because they prohibit to distribute modified IPA Fonts. If we add
> the patches to the ttf-ipafonts Debian package, the binary packages include
> modified IPA Fonts binary file. It seems to be against the IPA Font License
> to distribute such files.

Ah, I see. In that case I vote for removal of the IPA fonts and
replacing them with Takao. In fact, I wonder why we even put them in
Debian in the first place.



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