[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#872766: Bug#872766: fonts-arkpandora: upstream gone, should we drop it?

Adam Borowski kilobyte at angband.pl
Mon Aug 21 00:41:39 UTC 2017

On Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 02:16:47AM +0200, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> Hi,
> It seems upstream is gone.
> Since this package seemingly has the one single feature of mimicking the
> core Microsoft fonts Arial, Times and Verdana, and several other fonts
> cover that same feature, I suggest that we (bug its single reverse
> dependency, libphp-jpgraph, to switch, and then) have it dropped from
> the archive.

Is there a reason why?  Fonts don't really go stale, the only problem I see
is when a toolchain needed to build a given font has degraded or gone
incompatible.  Unless a font is of bad quality, having it doesn't hurt.

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