Bug#640885: ITP: ruby-ttfunk -- Ruby library to parse TrueType font metrics
Cédric Boutillier dijo [Fri, Sep 09, 2011 at 09:42:52AM +0200]:
> Thank you for your comments. I guess that now the point of view of
> upstream has changed a little bit [0,1].
>  https://github.com/sandal/prawn/issues/191
>  https://github.com/sandal/pdf-inspector/blob/master/README (third
> ttfunk as well as pdf-inspector are now distributed as independent gems, and
> may have an interest independently from libprawn-ruby. As far as ttfunk
> is concerned, one might think of a font collection manager for instance?.
> Moreover, this fits particularly well with the new Ruby packaging workflow.
> I guess that having these packages split is the easiest way to maintain
> them and to follow upstream.
Great - if this reflects upstream's viewpoints now, then I cannot
anymore justify having them squashed into a single package. And surely
they are easier to maintain as separated entities. In fact, it was
this factor that prevented me from doing some Prawn updates at some
point in time where the three gems didn't have a stable version in