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Re: [Pkg-fonts-devel] Japanese Font Transition (step for applications)


At Tue, 18 Nov 2008 17:11:18 +0100,
Josselin Mouette wrote:
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> Le mercredi 19 novembre 2008 à 00:43 +0900, Hideki Yamane a écrit :
> >   - libpango1.0-common
> Fixed in our SVN.
> >  If you have a question, please ask me. Thanks.
> Yes, I think there is a typo in ttf-hanazono: it provides
> ttf-japanse-mincho instead of ttf-japanese-mincho.

I think a bug should be filed and fixed. 
Or have you (Hideki) already uploaded ?

> BTW, the approach you have taken (depend on a virtual package only) will
> make APT select a random font from those providing the virtual package
> instead of having a sane default. You should either make ttf-japanese-*
> packages that depend on the appropriate set of alternatives, or ask
> people to depend on ttf-sazanami-* | ttf-japanese-* instead.

You are correct.  I'm a bit ambivalent on that, since we've seen a
pattern that new and better fonts pop up every year (full-featured
free fonts are a very nascent thing in Japanese), and I think a
standard tasksel installation of Debian should already satisfy the
dependency with a good enough font of the year.


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