[Pkg-fonts-devel] any idea when we will have font-anonymous-pro in debian/ubuntu

Theppitak Karoonboonyanan thep at linux.thai.net
Sun Aug 28 01:44:40 UTC 2011

2011/8/28 Christian PERRIER <bubulle at debian.org>:
> Quoting Theppitak Karoonboonyanan (thep at linux.thai.net):
>> Sorry, I missed this thread, and was surprised to see new font
>> packages with this convention, which is different from what I read
>> long time ago:
>>   https://github.com/rbrito/fonts-policy/blob/master/fonts_policy.mdwn
>> To my understanding, "fonts" is to be used with source package,
>> not binary. Is there any documentation I've missed?
> Probably not. We just haven't applied the policy draft entirely.

OK. Thanks for making me less surprised on the situation.

> IMHO, when there is only one binary package for a source package, I
> see no strong point in having the binary package using ttf-foo or
> otf-bar.
> Of course, if you want to have separate packages, then you need to
> find a method to name them.
> How about fonts-<fontname>-{otf|ttf}?

Yes, it's a good idea. I think I'll adopt it.

Theppitak Karoonboonyanan

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