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Re: Bug#755382: ITP: fonts-adobe-sourcehansans-cn -- “Source Han Sans CN” A sans-serif Pan-CJK font family (CN subset) that is offered in seven weights

On Mon, 21 Jul 2014, Norbert Preining wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Jul 2014, Paul Wise wrote:
> > Due to the need for Adobe's ADFKO, this will have to go to contrib.
> > IIRC ADFKO will become open source at some point and the font could
> > move to main then.
> Why? There are many fonts around in otf format and packaged for
> Debian. I don't see that problem here.
> Is the ADFKO needed for building? We never *build* a otf font but
> ship it.

Addition - these fonts are distributed in OTF format. So no building.
Are you talking about embedded code snippets like for the hinting code?


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