[Pkg-fonts-devel] fontconfig author and WOFF

Bobby de Vos bobby_devos at sil.org
Mon Oct 2 23:49:01 UTC 2017

On 2017-09-29 16:53, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> Quoting Bobby de Vos (2017-09-29 23:05:13)
>> On 2017-08-07 15:06, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
>>> Quoting Bobby de Vos (2017-08-07 16:31:18)
>>>> I don't feel like doing the second item unless there is consensus in 
>>>> Debian. So I will do the (unlisted) fourth item which is not to ship 
>>>> WOFF in Debian packages.
>>> Whoa, wait: I want fonts shipped and I want them kept together. But 
>>> if I cannot have both, then I prefer the former over than none of 
>>> them.
>> I can place the WOFF files (along with the .html and .css that need 
>> the WOFF) in /usr/share/<package>/ since as you noted a while back 
>> that documentation files should not rely on the existence of other 
>> files in /usr/share/doc. However, that would contradict the fonts 
>> packaging policy at https://wiki.debian.org/Fonts/PackagingPolicy
> Yes: Keith and Fabian both suggest to violate our established Policy.

I have now updated the packaging for the Annapurna font (Debian
packaging version -4) to include the WOFF files in as discussed above.
Please take a look and let me know if anything needs to be changed.
Packaging files are located at


Thanks, Bobby

Bobby de Vos
/bobby_devos at sil.org/

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