[Pkg-fonts-devel] Package naming preference for non-ttf formats (eg. PSF)

Paul Wise pabs at debian.org
Fri Jul 15 12:03:41 UTC 2011

On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 1:53 PM, Paul Sladen <pkg-fonts at paul.sladen.org> wrote:

> My apologies for not being more explicit.  *In light of the on-going
> naming scheme change*, I would appreciate some guidance on what to
> call binary fonts of varying formats derived from the same (source)
> typeface.
> Having binary packages all called f-[f-]name but with different
> contents (for example, TTF, vs. PSF) doesn't work.  I would appreciate
> some guidance, or suggestions on how to disambigute these.  For
> example the inclusion of 'psf-' or 'console-' as a prefix, or postfix.

I think I would be putting all the formats in one package, or using

Are PSF files also used on the console on FreeBSD or Hurd?

>  http://packages.debian.org/search?keywords=otf2bdf&searchon=contents
>  http://packages.debian.org/search?keywords=bdf2psf&searchon=contents
>  http://packages.debian.org/search?keywords=grub-mkfont&searchon=contents

Ah, good!



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