[Bug 437689] New: xorg-x11-fonts-ethiopic is not exposed correctly

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           Summary: xorg-x11-fonts-ethiopic is not exposed correctly
           Product: Fedora
           Version: rawhide
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: low
          Priority: low
         Component: xorg-x11-fonts
        AssignedTo: xgl-maint at redhat.com
        ReportedBy: nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
         QAContact: extras-qa at fedoraproject.org
                CC: fedora-fonts-bugs-list at redhat.com

Description of problem:

1. xorg-x11-fonts-ethiopic contains fonts in a modern TTF/OTF format. Those
fonts need to be exposed in /usr/share/fonts and not /usr/share/X11/fonts for
more apps to take advantage of them

2. the package contains two versions of the same font (in OTF and TTF format).
This is likely to confuse apps so either drop one or make two separate
conflicting packages so they're never installed at the same time on the same
system. The OTF file appears to be the most complete one based on its size so
I'd drop the TTF one (true all our apps do not support OTF fonts yet but they
are becoming common enough apps should be fixed and TTf versions needn't be
provided as workaround)

3. The package only contains the Goha-Tibeb Zemen font. It would be more
user-friendly if it was renamed goha-tibeb-zemen-fonts

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