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