[Bug 477384] Please convert to new font packaging guidelines

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Sun Dec 21 10:18:46 UTC 2008

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--- Comment #3 from Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net>  2008-12-21 05:18:45 EDT ---
The packaging font guidelines apply to all fonts
— it's not nice to package private fonts, others would like to use your font
— having private fonts go through the normal packaging process ensures their
license is checked properly. All too often private fonts are seen as accessory
and packaged even though they violate our licensing rules

You always have the option to drop your private font and depend on an existing
package such as one of the DejaVu packages, with a symlink if you need one
(it's been split so you don't need to pull in the three fonts, just the one you

It's the same situation as private static libs

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