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Re: Can Ubuntu font be added to a Debian repository?

Would getting this project done help? (DSIG digitial signatures for Truetype .TTF and Opentype .OTF fonts). It sounds like it would open the possibility for allowing the signing block to be used with open tools.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Langasek" <vorlon@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: debian-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Tuesday, August 8, 2017 1:39:16 PM
Subject: Re: Can Ubuntu font be added to a Debian repository?

On Tue, Aug 08, 2017 at 10:38:32AM -0400, Paul Wise wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 9:40 AM, Garrett R. wrote:

> > Is there a good reason why Ubuntu font is not found in Debian repositories?

> Looks like it requires proprietary software to build the font from source:

> https://bazaar.launchpad.net/~sladen/ubuntu-font-family/midstream/view/head:/midstream/SOURCES.txt

Which differs from the majority of fonts in Debian main only in that the
source is public.

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