Re: Policy restriction to depend on font packages
Rene Engelhard <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> ttf-opensymbol comes out of openoffice.org itself (easily checkable) and
> is needed for basic operation. You won't get any bullet in OOos lists
> without it.
Even if you're running an X font server on a different host that is
providing that font? Does that not work? (I haven't tried to use one
since TTF fonts became possible, and don't know if it even works with
> You don't really want that as a Recommends, do you?
The reason for the Policy requirement for Recommends is to enable font
servers and not require all the fonts be installed locally when you're
running a font server.
It's possible that font servers are quaint bit of computer history that no
one cares about any more, though, in which case Policy should change.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>