[Bug 476459] wqy-zenhei-fonts overrides Japanese desktop (so can't be installed by default in @chinese-support group)

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Tue May 12 04:32:43 UTC 2009

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--- Comment #31 from Qianqian Fang <fangqq at gmail.com>  2009-05-12 00:32:42 EDT ---
(In reply to comment #30)
> that idea is hard to maintain the rule. as you are aware, even current rule is
> outdated. maintaining it in the font packages with the accurate policy would
> rather be better than centralized management. 

I don't think so. I am not saying this must be included in fontconfig upstream
(which get updated slowly), we can certainly create a new package which only
include these CJK specific config files. Even fontconfig have similar files, we
can still ship something to override if it gets updated. But the key idea is
not to let individual font to do this. Functional-wise, they are completely

> aside from that, it just reflects
> your favorite someone may not likes. one could do modify it any time, but it
> may breaks after updating or causes the unwanted file creation on the packaging
> management system. applying the necessary rules with installing the package
> would be easier and intuitive.  

Either way does not prevent people from customizing their own list. As I said,
they are simply equivalent.

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