[Pkg-fonts-devel] Updated fonts-android has fonts missing

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Mon Oct 12 08:43:45 UTC 2015

Quoting Vasudev Kamath (2015-10-12 10:27:35)
> Fabian Greffrath <fabian at debian.org> writes:
>> Am Samstag, den 10.10.2015, 20:29 +0530 schrieb Vasudev Kamath:
>>> Any one knows what really happened here?. I never followed 
>>> development of Android fonts and now I'm confused by these changes.
>> me neither. My only guess is that Droid fonts have been absorbed into 
>> Noto fonts and Roboto fonts have been split out into a separate 
>> independent project (as you already pointed out).
> I see. Now package contains only fallback DroidSans fonts. I wonder if 
> its still meaningful to package it.

It is meaningful to package fallback DroidSans fonts: It has reverse 
dependencies! But it sure makes sense to check if current upstream is 
bogus - i.e. if development has moved somewhere else.

>> But this is really just based on hear-say, maybe other have a better 
>> educated point of view.
> Lets hope some one has better idea. :-).

Why wait for more solid proof?  Original package was based on an 
assumption, I believe, and now we have another.

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