[Pkg-fonts-devel] Future of fonts-android (source) [Was: updated fonts-androd has fonts missing]

Vasudev Kamath vasudev at copyninja.info
Fri Oct 23 06:44:09 UTC 2015

Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> writes:

> Quoting Jonas Smedegaard (2015-10-18 18:28:44)
>> Droid, however seems not moved to Noto but instead abandoned upstream.  
>> I suggest to keep current source package for Droid, move it to section 
>> oldlibs, file bugreports to rdepends warning it might be dropped and 
>> encouraging to consider use Noto instead.
> Update (when bug#701478 is done): ...encourage to consider use either 
> Open Sans or Noto.  The former being (arguably) the successor of Droid 
> largely identical but optimized for web and print use (where Droid was 
> optimized for low-res screen use), while the latter is likely having 
> widest Unicode coverage.

Nice! thanks for bringing the RFP to my notice.

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