[Debian-in-workers] Changes to Font package names and OpenOffice hyphenation package names

Vasudev Kamath kamathvasudev at gmail.com
Tue Feb 8 03:55:35 UTC 2011

On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 11:10 PM, Christian PERRIER <bubulle at debian.org> wrote:
> Quoting Vasudev Kamath (kamathvasudev at gmail.com):
>> Also I had asked for help in pkg-fonts on packaging this ITP
>> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=571723 the package
>> name was ttf-induni I was told by Christian PERRIER that the font
>> packages should be named as fonts-<foundry>-name where foundry is
>> either author or the company which created the font. So  I renamed the
>> ITP to have name fonts-jhonsmith-induni. The conversation in pkg-fonts
>                         ^^^^^^^^^
>                         Assuming that the author name is John Smith,
>                         I suspect there might be a typo here...
Yeah I misspelled it. I always misspell "John" :).. Will retitle it again :)
>> can be found here
>>  http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/pkg-fonts-devel/2011-January/006000.html
>> So I think the ttf-indic-fonts (all indian fonts) should also be
>> renamed to have the above name format.
> Agreed. However, the pkg-fonts policy might be harder to follow here,
> as ttf-indic-fonts is a collection of many fonts from many different
> origins.
> Indeed, the current "policy" of the Fonts packaging team is well
> adapted to simple packages where one source package provides only one
> binary package for fonts (eventually two, if one includes the udeb
> needed by D-I for seom packages).
> In the case of ttf-indic-fonts, the source package could be renamed as
> fonts-indic....and discussion should happen for the various binary
> packages it provides, particularly those that provide fonts from
> various origins. Even so, would it make sense to keep the script name
> in the fonts  package name...that's an interesting thing to discuss.
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