[Pkg-fonts-devel] current state and future of liberation-fonts

Dave Crossland dave at lab6.com
Mon Jan 27 10:01:34 UTC 2014

On 27 January 2014 05:39, Fabian Greffrath <fabian at greffrath.com> wrote:
> now that we have the croscore fonts available in Debian, too, I really
> wonder what we need liberation v2 fonts for? I mean, are they anything
> more than a rebranded version of the croscore fonts?

croscore fonts are rebranded and relicensed (OFL) versions of the
liberation fonts :)

> And if yes, what
> benefit do they bring over just using the croscore fonts?
> Or asked differently: Shouldn't we just decide to abandon the liberation
> fonts and ship croscore fonts instead? Or what would we be missing then?

They have different hinting styles.


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