[Pkg-fonts-devel] [Pkg-fonts-bugs] Ubuntu ttf-dejavu 2.33-2ubuntu1

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Tue Apr 10 18:06:08 UTC 2012

On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 06:24:16PM +0200, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> Quoting Ubuntu Merge-o-Matic (mom at ubuntu.com):
> >  ttf-dejavu (2.33-2ubuntu1) precise; urgency=low
> >  .
> >    * Add 01_missing_uighur.patch: Add missing glyphs for Uighur language.
> >      Thanks MihailJP for the patch. (LP: #943830)
> >    * debian/rules: Disable simple-patchsys.mk, it conflicts with the 3.0
> >      (quilt) format.
> /me mumbles about invasive changes done in Ubuntu without any attempt
> to forward them upstream (and by upstream, I mean us...and the DejaVu
> authors).
> Davide, what is the method you would recommend to forward this in
> upstream DejaVu? I'm not sure this patch is acceptable to them (Uyghur
> characters are quite specific and, like several Arabic scripts glyphs,
> they often use advanced features).


(I one have worked on this except that DejaVu's Arabic is such a hideous
monster that I would never forgive myself for working on it, except
maybe to rip it out completely.)

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