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Bug#557631: openoffice.org should recommend ttf-mscorefonts-installer (not as an alternative)


On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 01:11:02PM +0100, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> Recommends: openoffice.org-filter-binfilter, ttf-liberation | ttf-mscorefonts-installer
> Due to the alternative, ttf-liberation gets installed by default, but
> not ttf-mscorefonts-installer. However ttf-liberation is incomplete

True. And ttf-mscorefonts-installer is a installer package to install
non-free fonts. thus it is in contrib. Thus you can't just recommend
it hard anyway per debian policyi 2.2.1.

--- snip ---
In addition, the packages in main

    * must not require a package outside of main for compilation or execution (thus, the package must not declare a "Depends", "Recommends", or "Build-Depends" relationship on a non-main package),
--- snip ---

That's the reason of the alternative.
It's even questionable whether I am allowed to recommend it as second
second alternative, but I've choosen to just do it unless someone complains
about it.
See also http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=509193

Thus + wontfix (there's no cantfix)


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