Bug 212170 - cyrillic vs latin: same glyphs appear differently
cyrillic vs latin: same glyphs appear differently
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: freetype (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Behdad Esfahbod
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Reported: 2006-10-25 10:26 EDT by Alexei Podtelezhnikov
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: f8
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Last Closed: 2007-10-31 21:18:47 EDT
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compare latin and cyrillic (12.04 KB, image/png)
2006-10-25 10:26 EDT, Alexei Podtelezhnikov
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Description Alexei Podtelezhnikov 2006-10-25 10:26:00 EDT
Description of problem:
Some glyphs in Cyrillic and Latin are actually supposed to look the same. 
These are "a", "c", "e", "o", and "p" with round-tops for example. I am 
attaching the picture which demonstrates that freetype treats them differently 
in dejavu serif font. The Cyrillic counterparts are too tall at some sizes, 
while Latin versions are always ok.  

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 
freetype-2.2.1-10.fc6
dejavu-lgc-fonts-2.10-1


How reproducible:
At some font sizes

Steps to Reproduce:
1. http://lenta.ru which uses Cyrillic serif in a spectrum of sizes with 
occasional (always beautiful) Latin
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Comment 1 Alexei Podtelezhnikov 2006-10-25 10:26:01 EDT
Created attachment 139350 [details]
compare latin and cyrillic
Comment 2 Alexei Podtelezhnikov 2006-10-27 15:27:59 EDT
The bug is definitely in freetype and, maybe, downstream as well. It is too 
bad that fc6 ftview is broken to demonstrate this. but here is a link:
http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/freetype/2006-10/msg00048.html
Comment 3 Alexei Podtelezhnikov 2006-11-21 18:42:52 EST
Greek serifs also look bad. Please, 2.2.2 sooner, please!

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