[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#744333: Bug#744333: fonts-cmu: cm-unicode sources are not included in your package

Christian PERRIER bubulle at debian.org
Sun Apr 13 07:21:01 UTC 2014

severity 744333 whishlist

Quoting Samuel Bronson (naesten at gmail.com):
> Package: fonts-cmu
> Version: 0.7.0-2
> Severity: serious
> User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
> Usertags: source-is-missing
> Hi,
> Your package seems to include some files that lack source in the
> prefered form for modification.
> [all of the font files, which according to the README were built using
> some scripts]
> According to Debian Free Software Guidelines [1] (DFSG) #2: 
>  "The program must include source code, and must allow distribution 
>   in source code as well as compiled form.".

Font files, as provided in this package, allow modification. There is
nothing in the DFSG that enforces the use of the original format used
by upstream (which in many cases involves using non-free tools).

See Norbert arguments for details but this bug is in no way release

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