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> > > Ludovic Courtès transcribed 0.7K bytes:
> > > > ng0 <n...@infotropique.org> skribis:
> > > > 
> > > > > Ludovic Courtès transcribed 0.2K bytes:
> > > > >> Hello,
> > > > >> 
> > > > >> tumashu <tuma...@163.com> skribis:
> > > > >> 
> > > > >> > the first thing is improve font-build-system to support split 
> > > > >> > package easy
> > > > >> 
> > > > >> Good point, though I think we also need to find out how we would 
> > > > >> split
> > > > >> it, which may not be that simple.
> > > > >> 
> > > > >> Ludo’.
> > > > >> 
> > > > >> 
> > > > > noto-cjk is offered in different packages and blends:
> > > > > https://www.google.com/get/noto/help/cjk
> > > > > noto itself is offered on the website in many different
> > > > > blends aswell:
> > > > > https://www.google.com/get/noto/
> > > > 
> > > > So maybe we could make the CJK part a different output or a different
> > > > package?
> > > > 
> > > > Ludo’.
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > Depending on how active the sources change (I see no version in the
> > > names of the files) we could take every part and move it to their own
> > > package, and let "google-font-noto" became a metapackage for those who
> > > need/want the entire set.
> > > Even cjk can be a meta set, as all the CJK fonts are split.
> > 
> > Our current noto package isn't any different than the ones offered on
> > their website: It is versioned (probably from github or a news 
> > announcement),
> > but the file is not really versioned, and our downloaded file into the store
> > is not versioned aswell.
> > 
> > Now we have two options: Switch to their github repositories for the 
> > downloads,
> > where they are versioned, or use all the individual files from the noto 
> > website:
> > 
> > - https://www.google.com/get/noto/
> > Noto fonts except for CJK and emoji: 
> > https://github.com/googlei18n/noto-fonts
> > Noto CJK fonts: https://github.com/googlei18n/noto-cjk
> > Noto Emoji fonts and the toolchain to generate Noto Emoji fonts: 
> > https://github.com/googlei18n/noto-emoji
> > 
> > I'm in favor of just using the unversioned fonts from the
> > google website because they are a) upstream b) bigger than
> > github (I'm positive that they have their fallback options)
> > and c) the files are reasonable grouped in archives.
> 
> I started working on these fonts. I think it's okay if I throw
> them one by one onto the bugtracker, I won't be able to do all
> of them. I'll submit two which can give you a start for the ones
> afterwards, all based modular on the first one, inheriting from
> it.

Actually they should be independent, so that there's not too much
breakage if one updates slower than the other when they replace
the files with a newser one (damn it Google, can't you just provide
versioned zip files with the sheer mass of diskspace you have...).

> Also I have an idea on how to fix some of the fonts which are not
> using the font-build-system.
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