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

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Mon Aug 21 18:22:01 UTC 2017

Quoting Adam Borowski (2017-08-21 02:41:39)
> On Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 02:16:47AM +0200, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> > 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.

No special reason, package just seem quite irrelevant.

I have stated my opinion with this bugreport, and will now remove myself 
as uploader.

 - Jonas

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