[aur-general] ttf-droid-sans duplicate of community/ttf-droid?

Dave Reisner d at falconindy.com
Wed May 28 20:29:50 EDT 2014

On May 28, 2014 5:23 PM, "Pedro Alejandro López-Valencia" <
palopezv at gmail.com> wrote:
> El may 28, 2014 6:50 PM, "Justin Dray" <justin at dray.be> escribió:
> >
> > I thought he was being sarcastic, and was implying that we should delete
> > it, because what is the point of saving a couple MB on removing a small
> > portion of a font at the expense of more packages to maintain.
> I am dead serious; that's what split packages are for.

We split packages to do things like:

- avoid large documentation dumps in otherwise small packages
- provide intercompatability with other packages
- avoid recursive dependencies

Splitting a font package to only provide specific weights or styles when
they all come from the same source is really just a waste of time.

> And don't think for a second I missed the obvious sarcasm.

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