[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#642596: Time for version upgrade
khaledhosny at eglug.org
Fri Jan 17 18:28:10 UTC 2014
On Fri, Jan 17, 2014 at 10:33:55PM +0900, Hideki Yamane wrote:
> On Sat, 24 Sep 2011 13:42:00 +0300
> Juhapekka Tolvanen <juhtolv at iki.fi> wrote:
> > Package: ttf-oflb-asana-math
> > Version: 000.907-2
> > Severity: normal
> > Version of this font in Debian is so fscking old I do not consider
> > this wishlist-bug, anymore. Latest version available at CTAN is
> > 000.943 .
> I cannot find Asana-math font in openfontlibrary.org which is specified
> as upstream Homepage in debian/control. As Fedora page(*) says it was moved
> from CTAN to oflb but now it seems to be maintained in CTAN(*).
> *) https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Asana_Math_fonts
> *) http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/Asana-Math/
> Probably we should take it from CTAN to upgrade.
> Then, question to the team.
> Q) Do we continue to provide it as fonts-"oflb"-asana-math or switch
> to simply fonts-asana-math?
> + how do we check its version? CTAN mirror just provide one zip file
> without any versions...
Also the font is likely to be packaged as pert of TeX Live, but kept in
TeX tree and not installed where FontConfig can see it, like many other
fonts in TeX Live. Not sure what is the policy here, but it is worth
making one if there isn't already.
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