Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 251890
Exchanged and incomplete glyphs
Last modified: 2008-06-10 21:53:56 EDT
Description of problem:
There are some bugs encountered in LIBERATION fonts (downloaded at
1. Liberation Serif in Italic and Bold-Italic exchange glyphs "Cyrillic Capital
Letter Sha" (U+0428) with "Cyrillic Capital Letter Shcha" (U+0429).
2. Liberation Sans in Bold-Italic has no double dots over "Cyrillic Capital
Letter Io" (U+0401) glyph.
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Exchanged and incomplete glyphs
Currently, Liberation Fonts modification is not authorized except by their
This bug is tracked by bug# 304441 for prompting to the attention of Ascender.
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After source update via bug#428596, #1 is fixed but #2 hasn't.
Communicating with manufacturer.
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According to the testing, the issue had been fixed.
You may feel the dots are still no aligned on the following attached pictures.
However, they are 'illusions' of human eyes. This could be proved with dragging
a horizontal lines to measure by photo editing softwares like Photoshop (r) or GIMP.
The latest version of font will be updated on rawhide very soon.
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Test result pictures - serif.
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Test result pictures - sans.
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Test result pictures - mono.
(Comment# 8-12 are for bug#240525.)
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According to the test with latest font files in rawhide, the issues are not
Closing this bug.
U+0401 in Sans Bold Italic is still lacking the double dot.
email to manufacturer
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Screenshot: size 40, dpi 96, screen 1280x1024, no hinting, no smoothing, fedora 9 (rawhide).
There is also an issue for the Romanian language; please see bug #440992
Close this bug.
Is there a .tar.gz version on the way for us non-RH-using folks? Or should I generate one using alien?
Never mind; I managed to get the .tar.gz out of the source file. But it (and a zip version) should still be
made available for posting on http://www.redhat.com/promo/fonts/.
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Reply to comment #22. Sorry about that.
Attaching source tarball in bugzilla as official way for public to download is
not supposed to be the case, because it should be hosted in public servers but
There are requests from Fedora community to host this font package. We are
looking at working on that after Fedora 9 released.
For people who are keen on testing the latest version, please download this
(In reply to comment #23)
> Never mind; I managed to get the .tar.gz out of the source file. But it (and a
zip version) should still be
> made available for posting on http://www.redhat.com/promo/fonts/.
I don't have the permission on the website. It is managed by another team and we
have coherent communication to update the versions on
http://www.redhat.com/promo/fonts/. Please kindly be patient.
Finally, thank you very much for supporting on our commitment to
liberation-fonts by using it. :)
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