[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#628812: Bug#628812: RFP: ttf-abattis-cantarell -- Cantarell sans font

Nicolas Spalinger nicolas_spalinger at sil.org
Fri Jun 3 08:20:30 UTC 2011

On 03/06/11 08:56, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> Quoting Daniel Glassey (dglassey at gmail.com):
>> Package: wnpp
>> Severity: wishlist
>> X-Debbugs-CC: pkg-fonts-devel at lists.alioth.debian.org
> We should probably target fonts-abattis-cantarell as package name as
> per our "recent-but-yet-to-be-published" fonts packaging policy. Or
> maybe even fonts-cantarell if the "foundry" makes less sense.
>> Homepage: http://abattis.org/cantarell/
>> License: SIL Open Font Licence v1.1.
>> it is the open font used by Gnome 3 and the source is developed in gnome git
>> http://git.gnome.org/browse/cantarell-fonts/tree
> I haven't found a "released" tarball for the font source. One can
> indeed download an non-versioned ZIP file with only TTF files, but I
> think it would be worth having the package building TTF and OTF files
> from source.

I think we really should ping GNOME upstream again about resolution of
these upstream bugs before packaging:


Nicolas Spalinger,
SIL NRSI volunteer - http://scripts.sil.org
Debian fonts task force -  http://pkg-fonts.alioth.debian.org
Open font community - http://planet.open-fonts.org

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