[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#884592: Bug#884592: Bug#884592: fonts-fantasque-sans: variants use the same name, making them unusable in most programs

Vasudev Kamath vasudev-debian at copyninja.info
Fri Dec 29 14:14:25 UTC 2017

Adam Borowski <kilobyte at angband.pl> writes:

> On Sun, Dec 24, 2017 at 04:08:51PM +0530, Vasudev Kamath wrote:
>> Adam Borowski <kilobyte at angband.pl> writes:
>> > I'd go with 3. encode variant in the "family" field.
>> >
>> > If you look at some other fonts (better visible in a GTK2 font picker rather
>> > than in the GTK3 one), you can find variants usually presented as families,
>> > such as "Comic Neue" vs "Comic Neue Angular".
>> So what should be new package names?. Tell me from below which sounds
>> correct.
>> fonts-fantasque-noloopk-sans-ttf or fonts-fantasque-sans-noloopk-ttf
>> Basically fonts-fantasque-[variant]-sans-[type] or fonts-fantasque-sans-[variant]-[type]
> That still wouldn't let the user pick one, unless you make the variants
> conflict.
> I'm talking about SetFontNames(), not package name.

Hmm so you are talking about setting font name in the scripts instead of
package name. By patching the font I assume right?.

Correct me if I'm wrong.


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