Re: Help/sponsorship needed in upstreaming multiple elpa/melpa packages to debian
Ср 20 мая 2020 @ 19:39 Nicholas D Steeves <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> I do not believe this one meets our high standards, which is why I gave
> up on the ITP. Namely, I investigated the standards of the Font Team,
> saw how they were generating fonts, saw this was not possible with
> all-the-icons.el. I believe I also filed some bugs and/or attempted to
> contact our Font Team, but sadly never received a reply. At any rate,
> while I think font icons are a cool hack, others have expressed strong
> opinions about how font icons are an abomination that should DIAF.
> Supposing we did go ahead with uploading this, my concerns are: 1)
> trademarked images that are removed from the font-foo packages for DFSG
> reasons. 2) Conflicts with the system-wide font-foo packages and
> associated bug potential.
> I just noticed I never provided my rationale to #893983, so I'm doing
> that now.
Probably one could use fonts from the Debian archive. That is,
symlinking them, or changing relevant ELisp code, no? At least font
Awesome is already packaged as fonts-font-awesome. Guess in case some of
the fonts are not packaged yet, one should package them separately