[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#665334: non-DFSG postscript embedded in fontforge
henrich at debian.or.jp
Fri Jul 13 17:34:26 UTC 2012
> We could probably make a new dfsg-free "clean" upstream tarball that is
> still capable of building fontforge binaries by ripping out big chunks
> of this file (i haven't tried it yet), but i don't know what that would
> do to fontforge's ability to do Type1 font generation.
> Another approach would be to move fontforge from the main archive to the
> non-free archive; but it seems like that would relegate many of our font
> packages to contrib, due to build-dependencies. :(
> I'm open to other suggestions; i would be overjoyed, in fact, to hear
> other suggestions. Does anyone have any proposals?
Have you asked to upstream to change its license to DFSG-free one?
Nowadays Adobe seems to be a little bit friendly to opensource.
It's best choice if we can have it.
Hideki Yamane <henrich at debian.or.jp>
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