Bug 1542949

Summary: Gnu free serif get selected for Devanagari text instead of Lohit
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Pravin Satpute <psatpute>
Component: gnu-free-fontsAssignee: vishal vijayraghavan <vvijayra>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 28CC: bbarve, gwync, mfabian, tagoh
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Description Pravin Satpute 2018-02-07 12:38:16 UTC
Created attachment 1392651 [details]
Attachment showing wrong font selected text

Description of problem:
Gnu free serif get selected for Devanagari text instead of Lohit

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gnu-free-fonts-20120503-15.fc27.src.rpm

How reproducible:
Everytime.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open https://pravins.fedorapeople.org/test.html in Firefox.
2. Set encoding to Unicode if encoding issue. (View-> Text Encoding)
3. Inspect Element (Fonts -> Free Serif)
4. Same issue is appearing while viewing Devanagari content in Facebook and other sites as well.

Actual results:
Free Serif getting selected.

Expected results:
Lohit Devanagari

Additional info:
We have fixed this issue long time back https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=871252  but this is now regression.  We have added <minus> tag in gnu free fontconfig

Comment 1 Gwyn Ciesla 2018-02-07 16:14:44 UTC
Created attachment 1392779 [details]
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This is what I currently see.

Comment 2 Akira TAGOH 2018-02-08 04:03:10 UTC
something might be changed in firefox to determine the language for the targeted characters. need to investigate.

Comment 3 Pravin Satpute 2018-03-26 05:30:00 UTC
This is somehow regression for https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=871252

Comment 4 Bhushan Barve 2018-07-24 08:04:36 UTC
Changing the version to F28.

Comment 5 Parag Nemade 2019-04-09 16:38:11 UTC
No longer reproducible.