[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#786971: Bug#786971: Bug#786971: fonts-roboto: build from source, new upstream

James Godfrey-Kittle jamesgk at google.com
Wed Jan 4 01:41:46 UTC 2017

> Shipping prebuilt fonts (or other files) is usually an unacceptable
> DFSG-violation, we need to build them from source using open source
> build tools.

Well, I suppose that makes sense since there is the option to build the
fonts. However I must point out that having sources for fonts is unusual
(probably because the distinction between source and binary is less clear
than with software), but that doesn't prevent other appropriately licensed
fonts from inclusion in Debian.
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