Re: Fedora 11 font package changes proposal (renames, splits, etc)

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Le dimanche 09 novembre 2008 à 19:18 +0100, Kevin Kofler a écrit :
> Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> > The complete list of proposed changes is published there
> >
> > ghostscript-fonts
> > Needs to be split but at the same time finding OTF replacements would
> > probably be better
> Please don't forget that GhostScript's URW fonts are metrically compatible
> with the standard PostScript fonts and even look similar to them. Please
> don't drop them without an equivalent (i.e. also metrically and visually
> compatible with the standard PostScript fonts) replacement!

Reworks of the Ghostscript fonts exist (ie TEX Gyre, but there are
probably others). They should have kept the original style and metrics
(maybe fixed hinting and kerning). 

The only reason they've not been merged yet is a legal mess.

Nicolas Mailhot

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