Dave Crossland wrote:
On 1 October 2012 14:37, Paul Flo Williams <paul(a)frixxon.co.uk>
> Fedora PackageDB wrote:
>> Package google-lato-fonts in Fedora devel has been retired by
> Does anyone have a clue about this? I don't recall a message on
> devel, and I can't see any obvious reason why it would be
> retired instead of orphaned.
Perhaps because Google is just another distributor, not the foundry?
Packages are retired when they become unmaintainable or are replaced by a
better alternative, not because they are poorly named. Our use of the word
"foundry" is rather loose in many font package names.
Paul Flo Williams