[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#804689: signing-party: Please switch to fonts-noto from fonts-droid

Vasudev Kamath vasudev at copyninja.info
Wed Nov 25 03:39:24 UTC 2015

Guilhem Moulin <guilhem at guilhem.org> writes:

> Hi Vasudev,
> On Tue, 10 Nov 2015 at 21:20:32 +0530, Vasudev Kamath wrote:
>> 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 signing-party either
>> Depends/Recommends/Suggests/Build-Depends on fonts-droid. I kindly
>> request you to do the switch to fonts-noto instead.
>> If you are using Fallback variants of Droid fonts, I would like note
>> that these fonts will still be shipped as part of new
>> fonts-droid-fallback package.
> The dependency is due to gpg-key2latex(1) which requires ‘Droid Sans
> Mono’ when possible, and ‘Droid Sans Fallback’ for CJK glyphs.  So I'll
> wait until fonts-droid-fallback is uploaded.

Thanks for confirming this!.

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