[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#797627: ITP: fonts-hack -- Typeface designed for source code

Paride Legovini pl at ninthfloor.org
Fri Sep 4 21:40:19 UTC 2015

On 2015-09-04 08:51, Paul Wise wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 3, 2015 at 2:33 PM, Paride Legovini wrote:
>> but is it a necessary step to have the font included in main?
> Personally I wouldn't upload it to main without fixing that
>> I see that other fonts (e.g. inconsolata) just distribute the otf/ttf files.
> For some fonts there is no reproducible build process, for other fonts
> folks might have been a bit lax. Not sure about Inconsolata.

Dear Paul,

the issue is being discussed here:


Long story short: there might be licensing problems.
What do you think? What are more precisely the Debian requirements for
the build process of its packages?


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