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Packages abiword and abiword-common uses non-free font names - i.e. if available then non-free fonts are favored over Free alternatives.

PureOS includes none of the non-free fonts declared, and includes (as is quite common) translation tables to seemlessly use Free fonts instead.

Parabola patch

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mladen created this task.May 12 2017, 16:09
mladen updated the task description. (Show Details)May 16 2017, 11:22

funny thing here is that it has no nonfree fonts at all (it uses Liberation fonts that replace nonfree MS fonts). We will see to do the same maybe as parabola but I think this should be reported to upstream as it is just naming thing, no real nonfree code anywhere. @mladen.pejakovic care to forward this to upstream?

I disagree there is any issue here at all, and recommend to *not* apply the Parabola patch, as it seems to be a result of simple search'n'replace for _potentially_ bad strings - without then checking sanity of the resulting changes.

mak lowered the priority of this task from 95 to Freedom Issue.Aug 18 2017, 22:10
jonas.smedegaard closed this task as Invalid.Sep 7 2017, 05:23

Bogus issue: Does not affect freedoms.

jonas.smedegaard renamed this task from [FREEDOM ISSUE] abiword to [FREEDOM ISSUE] abiword - favors non-free font if available.Oct 21 2017, 08:29
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jonas.smedegaard renamed this task from [FREEDOM ISSUE] abiword - favors non-free font if available to abiword - favors non-free font if available.Oct 24 2017, 05:39