[Pkg-fonts-devel] [pkg-cinnamon] Bug#804679: cinnamon-desktop-environment: Please switch to fonts-noto from fonts-droid

Vasudev Kamath vasudev at copyninja.info
Wed Nov 11 09:02:05 UTC 2015

Fabian Greffrath <fabian at debian.org> writes:

> Am Dienstag, den 10.11.2015, 17:27 +0100 schrieb Jonas Smedegaard:
>> Only if the latter is the case does it make sense IMO to register as
>> replacement in fontconfig.
> The rules aren't that strict, actually. For example, we have fontconfig
> rules to substitute Helvetica with e.g. Arial and vice-versa -- which
> aren't strictly the same, but similar enough to replace each other. The
> same could be said about the relation between Droid and Noto.

I see.

> Vasudev, if you like, I can hack up a fontconfig snippet to redirect
> Droid to Noto. the other direction doesn't make any sense IMHO.

Sure. The next question is which package should provide this
rules?. fonts-noto or fonts-droid-fallback?.

My idea is to let it have smooth transition from Droid to Noto.

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