[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#686098: Fonts from package misbehave in exported PDF

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Fri Oct 5 14:39:03 UTC 2012

On Fri, Oct 05, 2012 at 03:17:17PM +0200, Fabian Greffrath wrote:
> Am 05.10.2012 15:06, schrieb Khaled Hosny:
> >But that is not what the previous discussions suggest, nor the current
> >practice; almost all font names are unique, yet many packages includes a
> >foundry name or even invent one if it does not exist e.g.
> >fonts-hosny-amiri and fonts-hosny-thabit; there is no other fonts with
> >the names Amiri or Thabit nor there is a foundry named Hosny.
> Hm, but then we are inconsistent. For example, we have
> fonts-freefont-{ttf,otf}, although the upstream project is
> explicitely named "GNU FreeFont". :/

Right, and I checked other fonts-* package and there is indeed large
inconsistency and I can’t tell what is the rule for including or
omitting foundry name, it seems random.


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