[Pkg-fonts-devel] [idea]: please consider to compress your package with xz

Christian PERRIER bubulle at debian.org
Wed May 30 04:38:12 UTC 2012

Quoting أحمد المحمودي (aelmahmoudy at sabily.org):

>   The font package I maintain 'fonts-hosny-amiri' is 1.1M before xz 
>   compression, and 596K after xz compression. So is it really worth it 
>   for my case ?

That's like 40% reduction in size so I would say "definitely yes".

Of course, as Fabian pointed, this is not enough to motivate a
dedicated upload so I'd just recommend you make the change in SVN and
wait for another opportunity later on.

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