I am sorry for re-posting, but I made the following post last month and got no reply :(
> Hi all
> My name is Mohammed Isam. I designed some fonts [few traditional Arabic
fonts] that I would
> like to package for Fedora. I would appreciate your
help and reviewing my package and helping
> with the packaging process. I
added a wiki page for the fonts https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Layla_fonts, also I submitted a bugzilla review request #1079090.> Thank you in advance for your help
I would appreciate any help with the review process, as I will be the packager of the font collection.
Please have a look at the bug and help a brother
As Wine co-maintainer I would like to open a discussion on the fonts that Wine
includes. For those that do not know Wine is a set of libraries that allows
Windows executables to run under a Linux environment.
Wine includes several fonts in order to provide support that Windows programs
expect to exist. Packages include:
These packages (exception of wine-tahoma-fonts) install fonts to
/usr/share/fonts and affect rendering in applications that call upon these
fonts. Users have complained of rendering using these fonts. I do not
experience poor rendering with these fonts so it is hard for me to sympathize,
but I hate having open bugs that go unanswered.
Can the Fedora Font SIG provide guidance? Should Wine be installing to
On 08/14/2014 02:02 PM, Peter Oliver wrote:
> I think part of the trouble stems from the fact that many of these
> fonts are not the fonts that they claim to be. For example,
> gnome-font-viewer asserts that the "Arial" recently shipped by
> wine-arial-fonts is actually Liberation Sans 2.00.1. Is this even
The "Arial" font being shipped originates from a third-party patch set that
aims for Netflix compatibility. It uses the Liberation Sans font, calls it
Arial, and ships it.
If there are legal concerns over the use of this font I will remove it.