[Pkg-fonts-devel] Why isn't ubuntu-font-family in Debian yet?

shirish शिरीष shirishag75 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 11 09:49:08 UTC 2011

addition at bottom :-

2011/12/11 shirish शिरीष <shirishag75 at gmail.com>:
> Hi all,
>  The last time I had asked about ubuntu-font-family inclusion in
> Debian, I was told that it is due to Squeeze freeze, please see the
> thread at https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu-font-family/+question/141053
> and specifically answer 2 in there.
> " a. Now that the Ubuntu Font Family is increasing in usefulness, we
> work on getting it into Debian. Because Debian is in freeze for the
> upcoming "squeeze" release at the moment this probably can't really
> happen just yet."
> Now as far as I know there is no freeze atm and Debian would probably
> go into freeze in June 2012
> (http://www.linux-archive.org/ubuntu-kernel-team/605327-fwd-linux-kernel-version-wheezy.html
> among other resources/)  it probably would be a good idea to get it
> into Debian.
> Any comments anyone. If it needs an RFP Ihttp://wiki.debian.org/RFP
> then would do that to jumpstart the process.

I also don't know whether you know or not that Debian is in the
process of changing or has changed the nomenclature of fonts naming
from 'ttf-*.deb' to 'fonts-*.deb'

I also found the amd64 port of the latest ubuntu-font-family .

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