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Re: [Pkg-fonts-devel] RFS: xfonts-bolkhov

Thanks for your quick reply.

>> Dear mentors,
>> I am looking for a sponsor for my package "xfonts-bolkhov".
>>    Package name    : xfonts-bolkhov
>>    Version         : 1.1.20001007-7
>>    Upstream/URL    : No upstream, as it seems. Snapshot from 2000.
>>    Section         : x11
>Section should be "fonts". Anyway...

I left that as it was before. Should I change it to "fonts"? Then why was it x11 up until now?

>I wonder: is there really a point in having more bitmapped fonts in
>From my understanding, these are now much less useful than they were
>in the past, in these days where fontconfig et al. are doing great
>automatic job in  dealing with TrueType/OpenType scalable fonts.
>I'm not against uploading the package, but just want to be sure that
>it has a real potential use not covered by existing vector fonts.

I don't know much about that. I am just trying to help out in cleaning this package. If you believe this kind of packages should be removed from the archive, let me know.

Bt, by the way, I use the terminus font which is located in a xfonts package. I don't see any problem at all.


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