Q: webfonts:

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Fri May 3 14:22:51 UTC 2013


Le Ven 3 mai 2013 14:45, Miroslav Suchý a écrit :

>> Note that in my case the "fonts" are just just images and icons, which
>> makes the normal font fallback mechanisms useless. They are needed,
>> period.
>
> Well it is not defined in policy.

Actually, the current policy forbids fonts anywhere but in the standard
filesystem paths

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:FontsPolicy

“Packagers MUST package each font family in a separate (noarch.rpm)
(sub)package”
“Creating font packages or subpackages in Fedora is done using the
fontpackages-devel package”

And fontpackages-devel won't let you install fonts anywhere but in the
standard paths.

I'm not convinced at all this needs changing, since mod_alias permits
mapping of system paths anywhere you want in your URL space.

-- 
Nicolas Mailhot



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