[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#835273: Bug#835273: Bug#835273: fonts-liberation: Liberation 2 fonts poorly hinted

Ben Caradoc-Davies ben at transient.nz
Thu Aug 25 22:16:21 UTC 2016

On 26/08/16 08:07, Fabian Greffrath wrote:
> I didn't even know (or maybe simply forgot) that Fedora reverted back
> to using Liberation 1.x for quality concerns. If this is still the
> case, as you state it, we should maybe follow suit and simply re-upload
> the previous package as 1:1.07.4-2 (i.e. with an epoch).

Fabian, re-uploading with epoch 1 seems like a good solution 
(1:1.07.4-2). Adding an epoch is exactly how Fedora implemented the 
switch back to Liberation 1:

I am not a font expert and have no opinion on the relative merits of 
hinting in Liberation 1 versus croscore.

Kind regards,

Ben Caradoc-Davies <ben at transient.nz>
Transient Software Limited <http://transient.nz/>
New Zealand

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