[Pkg-fonts-devel] Update for fonts-sil-annapurna

Jonas Smedegaard jonas at jones.dk
Wed May 31 16:12:07 UTC 2017

Quoting Bobby de Vos (2017-05-31 16:53:53)
> On 2017-05-31 04:20, Fabian Greffrath wrote:
>> Well, strictly speaking WOFF fonts are not package documentation so 
>> I'd reject a package that has these fonts moved there. This is just a 
>> workaround for a shortcoming in the fontconfig package that we have 
>> yet to fix (see my previous mail). As I stated before, I'd prefer if 
>> we could simply not package WOFF fonts until we have sorted out this 
>> issue on the fontconfig side.
> I agree that the WOFFs are not package documentation. They are needed 
> by the package to make the html/css example files in the documentation 
> directory display correctly. I was thinking of providing symlinks from 
> the documentation directory into /usr/share/fonts/woff/packagename/... 
> once the fontconfig issue is addressed and we can package WOFF.

If you mean /usr/share/doc/$package then Debian Policy §12.3 forbids 
relying on any ressources placed there.

See e.g. Debin Policy §10.7.3 for how instead to use symlinks in 
documentation area to the files places elsewhere.

 - Jonas

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