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font-awesome_5: 5.6.3 -> 5.7.2 #55967

merged 2 commits into from Feb 26, 2019

font-awesome_5: 5.6.3 -> 5.7.2 #55967

merged 2 commits into from Feb 26, 2019


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@Mic92 Mic92 commented Feb 17, 2019

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  • Determined the impact on package closure size (by running nix path-info -S before and after)
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It is confusing that font-awesome_4 is the font,
one get when installing font-awesome-ttf.
I don't really see a use case to keep the old version around.
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I don't think we should remove font-awesome v4.
They don't support the same glyphs/characters and programs need to be actively converted.
This causes issues, e.g. greshake/i3status-rust#130

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