Can you help with making fonts awesome in Fedora 21?

Tim Lauridsen tim.lauridsen at gmail.com
Thu Oct 16 09:51:46 UTC 2014


On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 11:44 AM, Richard Hughes <hughsient at gmail.com>
wrote:

> If you maintain a font in Fedora, or are a provenpackager, I could
> really need your help this weekend. Basically, we want to implement
> AppStream metadata[1] for all the fonts we want to show in the
> software center. I've already made a good start, and now other people
> are starting to help as well, so I'm pretty sure we can get the
> majority finished for next week when we can submit a mega-update of
> updated fonts.
>
> I've started a shared spreadsheet here:
>
> https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1o2sPWF7PEe6BKnBeZUI23m51nfFHUMx61IRsdNDozig/edit#gid=0
> with what needs doing -- if you can help, please put your FAS name in
> the second column and get building. If any fonts are missing that you
> think belong in the software center please feel free to add them.
>
> It's really easy to add content for fonts. This is an example with
> multiple subpackages:
>
> http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/cgit/silkscreen-fonts.git/commit/?id=32acdd5aa900ad732c023a73f7cd269a136f0957
> and fonts with only one package are even easier, e.g.
>
> http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/cgit/oflb-brett-fonts.git/commit/?id=72ff3099f733949f9526221b47a63eff9b9b969d
>
> If you've got any questions, please grab me on IRC (hughsie on
> FreeNode) or reply to this mail. Thanks!
>
> Richard
>
> [1] http://blogs.gnome.org/hughsie/2014/10/15/gnome-software-and-fonts/
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Mega updates, sound a litlle wrong to me so late in the F21 cycle, Fine for
rawhide (f22)

Tim
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