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[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#816911: Bug#816911: Should probably ship a transitional package fonts-droid to migrate to fonts-droid-fallback



Quoting Axel Beckert (2016-03-06 15:47:37)
> I noticed that I have a non-downloadable binary-package named 
> fonts-droid installed. Looking why it has been removed I saw that it 
> bascially just has been renamed to fonts-droid-fallback.
>
> So I think, the fonts-android source package should provide a 
> transitional binary-package from fonts-droid to fonts-droid-fallback.

It is not a simple transition: The project is dead upstream.  Main part 
has a sort-of replacement (but not exactly!) in fonts-noto, but another 
part is preserved in Debian as fonts-droid-fallback because the exact 
form is needed (for Ghostscript - not sure if other places too).

 - Jonas

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