[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#804678: blender: Please switch from fonts-droid to fonts-noto

Vasudev Kamath vasudev at copyninja.info
Mon Nov 23 10:33:45 UTC 2015

Hi Matteo,

Sorry for the delayed response! I just missed your reply.

"Matteo F. Vescovi" <mfv at debian.org> writes:

> Hi!
> On Tue, Nov 10, 2015 at 4:14 PM, Vasudev Kamath <vasudev at copyninja.info> wrote:
>> Dear Maintainer,
>> Since Android upstream stopped shipping Droid fonts and its been
>> declared that Noto fonts will be superseding the Droid¹² we in
>> "Debian Fonts Task Force" team decided to drop fonts-droid package.
>> One of your package blender either
>> Depends/Recommends/Suggests/Build-Depends on fonts-droid. I kindly
>> request you to do the switch to fonts-noto instead.
> AFAICS, fonts-noto is lacking monospace variant, which is necessary in my case.
> So probably I'll switch to fonts-dejavu.

You can use fonts-droid-fallback, its not yet uploaded but it has
DroidSansMono as is.

I think you can wait till we upload fonts-droid-fallback, and then
depend on it instead of fonts-droid. Let me know what you think of

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