[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#594587: ITP: ttf-washera-fonts -- A collection of unicode fonts for the Ethiopic script

Nicolas Spalinger nicolas_spalinger at sil.org
Fri Aug 27 13:40:55 UTC 2010


Thanks a lot for the packaging efforts!

Some quick comments:

> * License         : SIL Open Font License, Verison 1.1

Verison -> version

>   Programming Lang: 
>   Description     : A collection of unicode fonts for the Ethiopic script
>  A collection of unicode fonts for the Ethiopic script
>  WashRa is, simply, a set of eleven Ethiopic fonts. All of them support the
>  Ethiopic standard included in Unicode 3.0. The fonts are: Ethiopia Jiret,
>  Ethiopic Zelan, Ethiopic WashRa Bold, Ethiopic WashRa SemiBold, Ethiopic
>  Yigezu Bisrat Gothic, Ethiopic Hiwua, Ethiopic Fantuwua, Ethiopic Yebse,
>  Ethiopic Wookianos, Ethiopic Tint, Ethiopic Yigezu Bisrat Goffer.
>  These fonts were developed by Abass Alamnehe of the Senamirmir Project
>  (http://www.senamirmir.com).
>  The WashRa fonts are released under the SIL Open Font License and for more
>  information please visit http://www.sil.org/ofl.  

The upstream page of the license is http://scripts.sil.org/OFL

You need to double-check the internal licensing metadata of washrab.ttf
(EthiopicWashRaBold) as there is a discrepancy.

You may want to look at the resources and tools available in the Debian
Fonts Task Force and even consider joining us:


Nicolas Spalinger, NRSI volunteer
Debian/Ubuntu font teams

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