Re: What happens if a package includes non-free fonts already?

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On Sat, 17 Jul 2010 23:35:26 +0200
Sven Lankes <sven@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 10:09:37AM +0100, Paul Flo Williams wrote:
> > I imagine that Nicholas raised this problem while doing his periodic
> > fonts-incorrectly-packaged-in-non-font-package checks. The request
> > to separate out the fonts from poker3d-data has been long since
> > closed WONTFIX:
> >
> I just went through all bugs blocking F11-new-font-rules that have
> been closed recently through the bugzapper EOL procedure and reopened
> those which are clearly still valid.
> A rather large number of packages never had a single reply from one of
> the maintainers.

Sad. ;( 

> Do we have any provenpackages who volunteer to be CCed on bugs that
> have patches attached? (Not that there currently are any such bugs
> with patches but reopening I have found some low hanging fruits which
> I'm planning to look at in the future).

We should be careful here... if the packagers are really gone and no
longer maintaining we should orphan the packages so people can take
them over, not keep drive by maintaining them without being very
involved. :) IMHO. 


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