Bug#509193: openoffice.org depends ttf-liberation abusively
tag 509193 - wontfix
Pierre Habouzit wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 02:39:15PM +0000, Rene Engelhard wrote:
> > found 509193 1:2.4.1-4
> > severity 509193 wishlist
> > tag 509193 + wontfix
> > retitle 509193 please don't depend on ttf-liberation
> > thanks
> > Hi,
> > Pierre Habouzit wrote:
> > > ttf-liberation fonts are really ugly (at least I think so), and I'm
> > > totally unable to remove them _and_ keep openoffice.org because of that..
> > openoffice.org is just a metapackage. No harm when removing it.
> > > Please downgrade the dependency to a mere recommends.
> > No. ttf-liberation is the only alternative instead of msttcorefonts when
> > you want not use a installer package which installs non-free fonts.
> then depends ttf-liberation | msttcorefonts or sth.
That can be done, although I still dislike depending on something
which is in contrib and sole purpose is to install non-free fonts
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