[Pkg-fonts-devel] Where is the Font Renaming Policy?

Jeremy Bicha jbicha at ubuntu.com
Wed Oct 26 01:50:15 UTC 2011

On 25 October 2011 00:32, Christian PERRIER <bubulle at debian.org> wrote:
> Quoting Jeremy Bicha (jbicha at ubuntu.com):
>> I'm referring to *the* Ubuntu fonts:
>> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=603157
> Ah, sure. I vaguely remember a discussion about these being packaged
> and maintained by the pkg-fonts team. Will look closer when I'm online.
>> So it looks like fonts-ubuntu would be fine as the foundry is optional, right?
> Yes. Here's it's unclear whether "ubuntu" stands for the foundry or
> the fonts names but I guess this is anyway the best suited package
> name.

Well the foundry is actually Dalton Maag but it was commissioned by
Canonical. But as long as the foundry isn't required, I don't think
including -daltonmaag in the name will help users. And it's not needed
for disambiguation. Thanks!


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