Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 113266
Syriac fonts uses non standard codepoints screwing things up.
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:35 EST
Description of problem:
The Syriac fonts has some accented Latin letters and Syriac
presentation forms on codepoints reserved for other letters.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Type U+0293, U+0294, U+0299, U+029A or any character in the range
You get G with line below, g with line below, R with line below, r
with line below and a bunch of Syriac presentaion forms instead of the
You expect correct letters.
This bug prevents the correct display of Greek text, so it is really
Created attachment 96881 [details]
This is an example of the bug.
Sorry, I wrote R/r with bar below instead of P/p with bar below in the bug
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