[Pkg-fonts-devel] fonts-gfs-bodoni-classic_1.1-3_i386.changes is NEW

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Wed Aug 31 01:35:30 UTC 2011

On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 07:24:45AM +0200, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> Quoting Khaled Hosny (khaledhosny at eglug.org):
> > On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 06:32:40PM +0000, Debian FTP Masters wrote:
> > >   * Change fonts install directory from
> > >     usr/share/fonts/truetype/ttf-gfs-bodoni-classic to
> > >     usr/share/fonts/truetype/bodoni-classic
> > 
> > Just like Baskerville, Bodoni is a generic font name to some degree.
> As long as *.ttf file names don't clash, I don't see a major risk.


> That's indeed an interesting question we could address in the Fonts
> Packaging Policy. I think we should drop ttf- or otf- in the
> installation directory, but should we also drop the foundry part? 

I think the extra bit of clarity won't harm, so I suggest dropping only
the fonts- part for directory name.

> For these gfs-* packages, I decided to drop it...but, for sure, that
> assumes the file names are unique enough to avoid clashes.


 Khaled Hosny
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