[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#760826: Bug#760826: fonts-georgewilliams: The default system Monospace font is replaced by fonts-georgewilliams package
madamezou at zouish.org
Wed Sep 10 14:09:45 UTC 2014
thanks for taking the time to report this bug.
I totally missed it when creating the package :/.
On Mon, Sep 08, 2014 at 11:00:13AM +0200, Frederic MASSOT wrote:
> Package: fonts-georgewilliams
> Version: 20031023-1
> Severity: normal
> Dear Maintainer,
> After the update of ttf-georgewilliams package from 1.0-5 to 20031023-1, the new packet fonts-georgewilliams is installed.
> This package contains a font called Monospace that replaces the default Monospace system font.
> This Monospace is used in consoles or Icedove when no font is specified.
> After removing the package fonts-georgewilliams the font console is back to normal.
> You should not use the name Monospace for your font, because it replaces the system font.
Ideally, this should be better fixed by upstream (and this is why I'm
cc-ing George Williams here).
@George: any chance to have the FontName, FullName and FamilyName of the
Monospace font  changed to something less confusing for system
settings? Like, maybe "GWMono"?
"Listen, strange women lyin' in ponds distributin' swords is no basis
for a system of government."
Dennis to King Arthur, Monty Python and the Holy Grail
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