[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#597441: ITP: amiri -- Naskh style, typographically oriented font, mainly for printing and running text.

Christian PERRIER bubulle at debian.org
Wed Sep 22 05:18:45 UTC 2010

Quoting أحمد المحمودي (aelmahmoudy at sabily.org):
> On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 06:26:44PM +0200, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> > I'm  not sure that I'm  entirely happy with the source package keeping
> > upstream's name.
> > 
> > I'm afraid that, if we do this for all font packages, none of them
> > will use the "right" naming scheme.
> Ok, done.

Thanks. Re-reading my message, I see that it was quite "brutal". Sorry
for this, I didn't mean to be rude. I was just in a hurry to write it..:-)

> > It's not a scandal to say that upstreams are not always in best
> > position to name what they publish, indeed..:)
> I don't understand this.

Names chosen by upstream developers (font designers or other authors)
are not always very good because they don't have the constraint we
(distro maitnainers) have: overall consistency of a big colleciton of
packages. So my main point was saying that changing the name of the
upstream source package is usual.

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