[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#865306: Bug#865306: Bug#865306: fonts-inconsolata: Please provide a TTF version

Jonas Smedegaard jonas at jones.dk
Tue Jun 20 16:04:30 UTC 2017

Hi Dmitry,

Quoting Dmitry Shachnev (2017-06-20 16:23:04)
> On Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 02:43:06PM +0200, Adam Borowski wrote:
>> Are there real consumers these days which can take a .ttf but not an 
>> .otf? Those with special needs convert into their specific format 
>> such as woff anyway.
>>> My package “sphinx-rtd-theme” bundles Inconsolata-Regular.ttf and 
>>> Inconsolata-Bold.ttf, and that would allow me to unbundle it 
>>> properly.
>> I assume, that theme includes links to the filenames?  Have you tried 
>> patching them to point to .otf instead?
> Nice idea. I would like to patch the theme indeed, but that is a 
> complicated task because to rebuild the CSS from SASS, I would need 
> some 3rdparty dependencies packaged first (notably bourbon and wyrm).

Assuming your package is for official Debian inclusion, you will need to 
use the true source - i.e. SASS rather than generated CSS - anyway, no 
matter if you need to patch it or not.

 - Jonas

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