Should we expect Liberation fonts to be installed?

Scott Ritchie scott at
Sun Aug 8 21:58:05 CDT 2010

On 08/08/2010 06:56 AM, James McKenzie wrote:
> Scott Ritchie wrote:
>> I was looking through our fairly large collection of open font bugs and
>> realized that things might be a lot simpler if we took some opinionated
>> positions and just declared certain fonts to be dependencies and
>> expected all packagers to provide them.
>> This is similar to bundling our own Tahoma, except much less work.
> This might work for Linux, but these fonts are not installed on any
> MacOSX version that I'm aware of.  This might break Wine useage for
> Macs.  It might also break it for Solaris as well.
> James McKenzie

It should only break in a way that makes it as bad as it currently is.

Scott Ritchie

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