[Fedora-packaging] Re: [Fedora-fonts-list] Fonts spec template validation

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Sat Nov 3 11:41:03 UTC 2007

Le samedi 03 novembre 2007 à 12:13 +0100, Patrice Dumas a écrit :

> > Please get together and write guidelines for legacy font packaging (with
> > scriptlets you actually understand). I've wrote it before and write it
> > here again: I have zip interest in legacy fonts. I recognise it's font
> I am not asking you to do anything, nor I am asking anything to anybody.
> I am well aware that everything in Fedora is volunteer.

Well, *I* am asking because having legacy font packagers ask me the same
questions all the time is getting old fast. You people chose to package
legacy fonts. You get together to write your own policy (or heed the
"don't do it" advice of people like Behdad and me).

>  However, when 
> there is something unclear or even that seems incorrect in the wiki, 
> I have to raise the issue.
> > stuff some Fedora users need, so the Fonts SIG wiki will host any
> > properly-written legacy fonts policy. But I won't write it for you. I've
> I didn't asked that. I said that because it seems confusing to me to
> write things like 
>   mkfontdir, xfs, "cannot find default font 'fixed'",
> when it is not of any relevance in the latest fedora version.

I've tried to add even more keywords so people recognise the thing.
It's difficult to point to it when most people do not know the official
name, and nicknames vary from one person to the other.

Nicolas Mailhot
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