[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#851339: Bug#851339: Bug#851339: Bug#851339: Bug#851339: fonts-firacode: package in Debian with non-Debian build dependencies
fabian at debian.org
Tue Jan 17 20:49:46 UTC 2017
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Am Mittwoch, den 18.01.2017, 03:24 +1100 schrieb Ben Finney:
> Debian recipients should have equal access to make modifications to
> the work, build the work from modified source, and install the
All these modifications could be made to the OTF files *just as well*,
there is no advantage in using the same font format as upstream does
for their development. But I figure we are running in circles now. ;)
> The fact of the matter is the Glyphs data files are the preferred
> of the work to make modifications.
Please note that the "preferred form for modification" is a term
exclusive to the GPL, it does not necessarily apply to fonts licensed
under any other license. Also, I am not sure if this is really exactly
what is meant by the "missing sources" paragraph of the REJECTS FAQs.
> It would reveal that Debian recipients do not have equal access to
> the source, for modifying building, and installing the work.
And thus you would file a bug requesting the removal of this package
from Debian main? Are you even aware of the vast consequences that this
overly strict interpretation of the "missing sources" paragraph may
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