fonts-thai-ttf has been abandoned!

C. Scott Ananian cscott at
Tue Jul 1 18:43:40 EDT 2008

On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 6:19 PM, C. Scott Ananian <cscott at> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 5:52 PM, Marco Pesenti Gritti <mpg at> wrote:
>> C. Scott Ananian wrote:
>>> We added a package named 'fonts-thai-ttf' to our builds a while ago
>>> for thai font support.  However, no one here now remembers where this
>>> font came from, or where the upstream came from.  Can someone familiar
>>> with thai support help out?  Ideally we'd like to confirm the
>>> licensing and then grow a maintainer for this package in fedora.
>> I *think* this was provided by behdad, adding him.
>> Am I wrong to think that thaifonts-scalable should replace it?
> From it
> looks like you are right, considering the first changelog entry is
> from Behdad and explicitly mentions OLPC.  But I'd like some
> confirmation from someone doing work in Thailand, if possible.  Is
> there a test case I can run to find out if Thai support "works"?

While we're at it: why are we including libthai-devel, consisting
mostly of a whole bunch of .h files?  Is there some need for that I'm
missing (and can I test it)?

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