[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#609094: Bug#609094: fontforge: Fails to build ttf-dejavu

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Thu Jan 6 19:27:11 UTC 2011

On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 08:13:28PM -0800, Daniel Schepler wrote:
> Package: fontforge
> Version: 0.0.20100501-4
> Severity: serious

Bugs like this make wounder if it is wise for distributions to build
fonts from source instead of just using upstream supplied font files.

I mean, what is the benefit from building from source? I, as a font
author, I can see many possible problems with no obvious benefit.


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer

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