Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 126655
New fonts-arabic version
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:45 EST
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Description of problem:
KACST has released a new version of fonts-arabic
You can download it, or the SRPM from
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install the RPMS
Actual Results: Better looking Arabic fonts.
Expected Results: Better looking Arabic fonts.
Better if it is added to the new releases, or as an update.
Owe .. Plus the updates for the KCAST fonts, can you please have a
look at the following fonts and see if it can be added:
At least we need to look at :
Can you please have a look on these fonts ?
The question I've been asking everybody who wants to add new
fonts for a language are found at:
I'm rather concerned about the fact that the Kacst font package
has a huge number of fonts, most of which don't render particularly
well. Adding more fonts I think puts more urgency on answering
the question of "what Arabic fonts should we have in the
Every font we ship should serve a definite purpose; duplication
isn't useful for the user.
Yes, I have realized that the latest KACST fonts are not rendering
properly, even the same fonts that used to render good in the past,
are not rendering well now !!
We can still stick to the current fonts-arabic in RedHat (KACST 1.5.2)