On Sunday 19 March 2006 16:06, Christian Perrier wrote: > So, a short summary of this discussion could be: > > We request for the creation of virtual packages named > ttf-lang-<langname> so that all font packages that are targeted for > the supprot of a given language can add a "Provides" on the relevant > virtual package(s). > > The only drawback here is that virtual packages creation is a process > that is quite precisely defined in > http://www.debian.org/doc/packaging-manuals/virtual-package-names-lis >t.txt and we would need to request for the creation of *a lot* of > virtual packages...:-) > Dumb question: would this be achievable? :) > > If these virtual packages are accepted, then our font packages naming > policy would say: > > Font packages are to be named after the name of the font or font > family included in the package and should add a "Provides" field > listing the ttf-lang-* packages they provide support for. Well, for scripts which cover multiple languages, this should maybe just be the script name... (e.g. latin, cyrillic). Should someone be in charge to maintain a list of these virtual packages and arrange the creation process of new ones, or can anyone just create one? Cheers Arne -- Arne Götje (高盛華) <email@example.com> PGP/GnuPG key: 1024D/685D1E8C Fingerprint: 2056 F6B7 DEA8 B478 311F 1C34 6E9F D06E 685D 1E8C Key available at wwwkeys.pgp.net. Encrypted e-mail preferred.
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