[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#568662: Bug#568662: ttf-oldstandard Recommends: fontforge
bubulle at debian.org
Sun Feb 7 07:13:34 UTC 2010
tags 568662 confirmed
Quoting Jonathan Nieder (jrnieder at gmail.com):
> Package: ttf-oldstandard
> Version: 2.2-1
> Severity: minor
> Trying to install ttf-oldstandard, I find it pulls in fontforge.
> Is fontforge really used in all but unusual installations of this
> font? If so, the package description should explain how.
At first glance, you're right. There is no reason to have a Recommends
on fontforge. Even Suggests seems overzealous. I don't see why one
would want to have fontforge on a system just because a font is
Other team folks, objections to /me droppign that useless dependency?
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