[Pkg-fonts-devel] RFS: ttf-ecolier-court (updated package)
nicolas_spalinger at sil.org
Sun Dec 16 17:21:12 UTC 2007
Christian Perrier wrote:
> Quoting Nicolas Spalinger (nicolas_spalinger at sil.org):
>> Dear pkg-fonts team,
>> I am looking for a sponsor for my package "ttf-ecolier-court".
> A few comments.
Thanks for your helpful comments.
> 1) From lintian:
> W: ttf-ecolier-court: script-not-executable ./usr/share/bug/ttf-ecolier-court/script
> Indeed, in debian/rules:
> install: build
> dh_clean -k
> chmod 755 debian/bug/script
> The second dhinstall reverts the +x setting on debian/bug/script
> 2) From lintian
> W: ttf-ecolier-court: debian-changelog-line-too-long line 1
> That should be fixed
Fixed in svn.
I was doing my lintian/linda checks on testing (and it didn't catch
these). Now I'm doing them on unstable.
> 3) in debian/control:
> Description: cursive roman font with small descenders
> Cursive font covering the basic latin range with a ink and dip pen
> Do sentences:
> This package provides a cursive...."
> style. This version includes small descenders. Such
> fonts are widely used in education settings.
> Author: Jean-Marie Douteau
> The mention of the author IMHO does not belong to the package
I've picked it up from other packages. (I think it was Tollef Fog Heen
who suggested it to me a while ago along with the Homepage: field).
IMHO it's useful to know about the upstream authors - especially for
fonts designers when sometimes the metadata/readme files inside the font
aren't really descriptive enough - but I'm ready to remove it if needed
(a few other packages already use it). I'm curious to know more about
why this does not belong there.
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