Re: [Pkg-fonts-devel] PackageKit support
On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 6:30 PM, Nicolas Spalinger
>> BTW, how does the RPM world propose to implement this?
> Nicolas Mailhot - Fedora font packager extraordinaire - would probably
> know if they intend to rely on extra info in the packaging metadata or
> simply grab the font coverage info from the fonts automatically and put
> them somewhere else.
behdad is apparently writing a new tool for fontconfig, and indends to
release a new version of fontconfig with it in the next few weeks. I
suggest we also use it to generate the data for packagekit.
> Until we redo many of our open font packages maybe we could have a
> separate database with this info? Somehow put fc-lang output in our
> review script, maybe?
Sounds like that would be a useful addition, I don't think it is a
good idea to use it for packagekit though.