[Pkg-fonts-devel] Cantarel font

Nicolas Spalinger nicolas_spalinger at sil.org
Mon Mar 7 14:15:58 UTC 2011

On 07/03/11 09:17, Fabian Greffrath wrote:
> Am 06.03.2011 20:03, schrieb Sjoerd Simons:
>> A discussion on #debian-gnome earlier showed that nobody had strong
>> feelings either way (or at least of those online). As pkg-fonts probably
>> has a lot more experience then us in packaging fonts, feel free to pick
>> it up and put it under the pkg-fonts banner :).
> Fine, thanks, will file ITP ASAP.

Hi Fabian,

I'd recommend that you get in touch with upstream to investigate their
current makefile system (currently broken in git AFAICT) instead of
forking off the build and making a Debian-specific derivative.

They probably want more than the simple build script from

And the VCS structure is likely to get adjusted before GNOME 3 release:
FONTLOG, coverage information, webfont formats, etc.

There's also the issue of our package naming conventions:


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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