[Pkg-fonts-devel] fontconfig author and WOFF

Jonas Smedegaard jonas at jones.dk
Fri Sep 29 22:53:48 UTC 2017

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.

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