[Bug 457281] Review Request: unikurd-fonts - A widely used Kurdish font

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Michal Nowak <mnowak at redhat.com> changed:

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--- Comment #6 from Michal Nowak <mnowak at redhat.com>  2008-10-13 05:15:56 EDT ---
(In reply to comment #5)
> 1. unless upstream has confirmed 1.0 is the actual font revision, and it will
> version further updates, please use 20020502 as version
> ⇒ check the version

My version guess is based on output from gnome-font-viewer.

Says: "Version 1.00"

> 2. Please add a fontconfig file as Ankur suggested. Since unikurd covers
> unicode blocks Behdad is interested in, I think it shouldn't be too hard to get
> him to help you (I doubt he wants you to stomp on farsi)
> ⇒ add some fontconfig rules

I am somewhat busy at the moment, this might take me some time, but I am
definitely for have it packed.

> 3. unless you *know* upstream is going to release new fonts in the same
> archive, there is no need to prepare for subpackaging. Upstream is just as
> likely to publish separate archives, which will mean separate packages (see the
> gfs fonts for examples). If upstream does end up adding new fonts to this very
> archive, you can always go the obsolete route
> ⇒ drop the "just in case" subpackaging


> Non blocking remarks
> 1. please have upstream add the GPL font exception to their font

See Fedora fonts ml. Just pinged them.

> 2. please have upstream provide sfd sources if they use fontforge

See Fedora fonts ml.



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