[Pkg-fonts-devel] Q: web-font directory -> /usr/share/fonts/web-fonts ?

Vasudev Kamath vasudev at copyninja.info
Thu Aug 20 16:11:16 UTC 2015

Hello Yamane San,

Hideki Yamane <henrich at debian.or.jp> writes:

> Hi,
>  Now I'm working on GitHub's ocition package, icon svg files and
>  font files (as attached, sorry).
>  And, then I wonder where should we put "web font" to? Probably we don't
>  have any policy for it. So, /usr/share/fonts/web-fonts or something is
>  good for it, IMHO.
>  Please tell your opition.

I've been using /usr/share/fonts/woff for storing webfonts. I use it for
fonts-font-awesome ¹. Similarly /usr/share/fonts/svg for svg files.

Let me know what you think of this.

¹ https://packages.debian.org/sid/all/fonts-font-awesome/filelist
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