[Pkg-fonts-devel] Cantarel font
fabian at greffrath.com
Mon Mar 7 16:01:57 UTC 2011
Am 07.03.2011 16:20, schrieb Nicolas Spalinger:
> My point was to recommend pinging them and asking to make their build
> system usable by packagers instead of us forking it or grafting
> something else on top (even from a different project) they may not use
> themselves, which really boils down to maintaining the delta which is
I have asked upstream to provide a rule to rebuild the font files,
> Well, apart from gently and respectfully nudging the authors and
> maintainers, maybe sending patches so that the font source tree comes
> closer to the general community recommendation of our
> foo-open-font-sources VCS template?
Sorry, I am really unable to follow you on this... :/
> Considering that the copyright of the work is assigned to a company and
> not GNOME as a non-profit, I'm not sure how GNOME could be the
> foundry... Also there are some discrepancies with a foundry name
> which is different than the company name in the metadata of the various
> source files.
> I guess it's good to ask upstream to clarify and be consistent before we
David Crossland (the original author) has just posted to this list
that he thinks the proposed package name sounds like a good idea. ;)
> The Fedora binary package currently picks up only the .otf files.
> I think we should do the same given the scope of that particular open font.
Alright, this would also incidently solve the issue of re-inventing
upstream's build system to rebuild the fonts. ;)
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