[Pkg-fonts-devel] How to deal with fontlint warnings? (Was: font checking tools?)

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Sat Nov 21 13:55:02 UTC 2015

Hi Gioele,

Quoting Gioele Barabucci (2015-11-21 14:32:36)
> On 17/11/2015 14:33, Paul Wise wrote:
>> One of the things it has checks for is fonts.
>> So far it runs fontlint, ftvalid and ftlint.
> I was wondering: when does it make sense to check fonts? At packaging 
> time or at installation time?

Makes best sense to fix it upstream.

> Practical example: I am adopting the ttf-radisnoir package. Upstream 
> is gone,

Lack of upstream means either that a) there is noone maintaining the 
code and we should not distribute it, or b) you are effectively 

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