Bug 129206 - Mozilla unable to render indic languages correctly
Mozilla unable to render indic languages correctly
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mozilla (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Christopher Blizzard
Ben Levenson
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Blocks: Indic
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Reported: 2004-08-04 22:29 EDT by Jatin Nansi
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-22 00:57:22 EDT
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Description Jatin Nansi 2004-08-04 22:29:18 EDT
Description of problem:

Mozilla does not display indic CTL languages correctly. We know that
work is currently being done for this, this is a tracking bug.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
mozilla-1.7-0.3.2

How reproducible:
Allways

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Start mozilla
2.  Open http://bbc.co.uk/hindi
3.  To see text rendered correctly, copy paste text from the page into
gedit.
  
Actual results:
liguature text are not rendered correctly

Expected results:
Correct rendering of text

Additional info:
This also applies to web forms, mozilla mail, address book, and composer.
Comment 1 Jatin Nansi 2004-08-11 22:14:54 EDT
To test, you may use the Gargi.ttf font available in this rpm: 
http://bob.brisbane.redhat.com/~jnansi/pkgs/ttfonts-hi-1-1.noarch.rpm
Comment 2 Leon Ho 2004-10-22 00:57:22 EDT
In term of code, it should able to render indic now but have to use
$MOZ_ENABLE_PANGO. Will track on enabling pango by default elsewhere.

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