[Pkg-fonts-bugs] Bug#406741: [ttf-dejavu] package description in debian/control is outdated

Josh Triplett josh at freedesktop.org
Sun Jan 21 20:55:40 CET 2007

Davide Viti wrote:
> Description: Vera font family derivate with additional characters
>  Expanded version of the Vera family aiming for quality and broader
>  Unicode coverage while retaining the original Vera style. DejaVu
>  currently works towards conformance with the Multilingual European
>  Standards (MES-1 and MES-2) Unicode coverage standards. The Dejavu

This sentence repeats "standards" twice; s/Unicode coverage standards/for
Unicode coverage/ should fix that problem.

>  fonts provide serif, sans and monospaced variants.
>  .
>  DejaVu fonts are intended for use on low-resolution devices (mainly
>  computer screens) but can be used in printing as well.
>> The first sentence fragment should become a sentence.
> haven't yet found a proper way to achieve this 

How about just changing the beginning to something like "DejaVu provides an
expanded...", or "This package provides the DejaVu fonts, expanded versions

Thanks for incorporating my previous suggestions.

- Josh Triplett

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