[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#736208: Bug#736208: fonts-oflb-asana-math: please remove texlive-xetex from Recommends

Christian PERRIER bubulle at debian.org
Tue Jan 21 07:10:43 UTC 2014

Quoting Bob Bib (bobbibmpn at mail.ua):
> Package: fonts-oflb-asana-math
> Version: 000.907-5
> Dear Maintainer,
> please remove 'texlive-xetex' from "Recommends:",
> as it's not required to have any TeX system installed by default to use a font.
> (Probaly, the correct relation is "Suggests:" or "Enhances:").

You're entirely right. I dropped the relationshio completely as this
was, imho, an abuse of package relationship. I see no reason to
enforce, or even suggest a TeX-like system on people who just install
a font package. Even a very weak relationship is abusive, imho.

Thanks for your report.

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