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Bug 181993 - Review Request: charis-fonts - Charis SIL fonts
Summary: Review Request: charis-fonts - Charis SIL fonts
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Package Review
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jason Tibbitts
QA Contact: Fedora Package Reviews List
Depends On:
Blocks: FE-ACCEPT 481476
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-02-18 15:57 UTC by Roozbeh Pournader
Modified: 2009-01-25 13:57 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2006-02-19 17:31:17 UTC
Type: ---

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Description Roozbeh Pournader 2006-02-18 15:57:53 UTC
Spec Url:

Charis SIL provides glyphs for a wide range of Latin and Cyrillic characters.
Charis is similar to Bitstream Charter, one of the first fonts designed
specifically for laser printers. It is highly readable and holds up well in
less-than-ideal reproduction environments. It also has a full set of styles
- regular, italic, bold, bold italic - and so is more useful in general
publishing than Doulos SIL. Charis is a serif proportionally spaced font
optimized for readability in long printed documents.

Comment 1 Jason Tibbitts 2006-02-18 19:54:41 UTC
This is a nice, clean package; you should consider submitting a specfile
template for fonts.  Upstream's download system is annoying, but that's not your
fault and you at least provided instructions for getting the source.

rpmlint says:

W: charis-fonts invalid-license SIL Open Font License
W: charis-fonts wrong-file-end-of-line-encoding

The license is acceptable; it's probably worth opening a bug against rpmlint to
get it added.  The second warning is just rpmlint being dumb; there's no point
in paying attention to line endings in a PDF file.

rpmlint output is fine.
The package meets the naming and packaging guidelines.
The specfile is properly named and follows rather exactly that of a previously
accepted package.
The source file matches upstream.
The license is appropriate and included as %doc.


Comment 2 Roozbeh Pournader 2006-02-19 17:31:17 UTC
Thanks a lot for the review. Imported and built.

Comment 3 Sarantis Paskalis 2006-02-20 09:36:46 UTC
Just a reminder that fonts.cache-1 file ghosting is not needed for FC5.  See

Comment 4 Rex Dieter 2006-02-20 11:01:08 UTC
OTOH, ghosting fonts.cache-1 doesn't hurt anything either, and maintains
compability with older releases.

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