[Pkg-fonts-devel] [Fontforge-users] New Debian/Ubuntu Packages

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Thu Sep 18 14:36:52 UTC 2014

On 09/15/14 11:16, Hideki Yamane wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:06:31 -0600
> Dave Crossland <dave at lab6.com> wrote:
>> Also, we've been discussing about making the FontForge Python scripting
>> module, and NodeJS, a mandatory part of FontForge, since we are adding new
>> features in Python and HTML/CSS/JS. Will that be okay for Debian packaging?
>   Hmm, python is okay but I'm not sure for Node.js, some of my Debian friends
>   said sometimes npm is horrible, it is just what I know about node ;)
>   Maybe situation would be changed, but I don't know. I hope massive change
>   would be integrated into fontforge master after our Jessie release...

There are quite a few node-xxxx packages in debian repository. If you
don't want to depend on npm, you can simply package the needed node
modules as debian packages.

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