CC-ing a few more TEX folks
Le Mer 14 janvier 2009 12:09, Sarantis Paskalis a écrit :
Recently an effort has begun to the system infrastructure in fedora
aware of each font shipped, and this shipment explicit mostly through
Two of my packages are fonts primarily intended for LaTeX
(tetex-font-kerkis and tetex-font-cm-lgc). The guidelines suggest
splitting the package in the Type 1 font files and TeX-support files.
The font-related part is mostly sorted out (see
The TeX-related part consists of files (.sty, .tfm, .ovf, etc) to
support the use of these fonts in LaTeX.
Now, the draft for font naming guidelines suggests the srpm name to
changed from tetex-font-cm-lgc to ctan-cm-lgc-fonts (to which I
The reason for this email is the last line in the proposed table,
the TeX related subpackage is to be named ctan-cm-lgc-tex. I think
is inconsistent with the rest of the TeX world in fedora and would
some feedback as to what name would be preferable.
My preference would be to put tex as a prefix and drop ctan as in
tex-cm-lgc as it is rather obvious for TeX-related stuff; afterall we
don't have many perl-cpan-perlmodule packages)
What do other TeX packagers prefer?
P.S. The only hint I found at existing guidelines is that the prefix
tex- is preferable