Bug#724629: [Pkg-fonts-devel] Package for Fira Sans and Fira Mono
On Sat, May 31, 2014 at 6:03 PM, Rüdiger Sonderfeld wrote:
> Does this even matter for Fonts?
> You can still simply open the font file in
> Fontforge (a free software font editor) and change it like any other font.
> It's not like a program binary where editing the binary is much more
> complicated than editing the source.
Editing executable code isn't that hard any more either with tools
like IDA but we still require source code for them.
> I mean if they hadn't published the "source" (their editor files) at all then
> would it still have ended in contrib?
It depends on how responsible the people packaging it are and how many
questions the ftp-masters raised when looking at the initial package.