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Re: Bug#568109: xfonts-scalable: Utopia has been Free software for a good amount of time


Rogério Brito <rbrito@ime.usp.br> (02/02/2010):
> Package: xfonts-scalable
> Version: 1:1.0.1-1
> Severity: normal
> One thing that is interesting to note is that Utopia is present in
> Type 1 format in the texlive packages, but it seems that texlive
> doesn't register the fonts with X, as they are installed in a
> directory other than /usr/share/fonts: […]
> I would, therefore, propose some coordination between
> debian-tex-maint, debian-x and the fonts team.
> Since I am interested in the fonts thing, I am willing to help, but
> I don't have many rights, as I am only a Debian Maintainer.

as far as the xfonts-scalable package is concerned, if you want fonts
to be added in there, the best way to go is reporting bugs upstream:

(Feel free to Cc me while submitting.)

As far as coordination between the various teams goes, I guess the
fonts team is the one with a fonts policy or something? I didn't check
yet, I've only ever uploaded new revisions of xfonts-* packages, only
doing some housekeeping in there (copying, build system updates, …).


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