Bug 436601 - After installing mathml-fonts firefox still complains about missing fonts
Summary: After installing mathml-fonts firefox still complains about missing fonts
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Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firefox
Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Gecko Maintainer
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2008-03-08 08:08 UTC by Alexey Torkhov
Modified: 2008-03-31 19:35 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2008-03-31 19:35:12 UTC


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Description Alexey Torkhov 2008-03-08 08:08:23 UTC
Description of problem:
I've installed mathml-fonts but firefox still show error message when visiting
page with mathml:
"To properly display the MathML on this page you need to install the following
fonts:

Math1, Math2, Math4, Symbol..."

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
mathml-fonts-1.0-21.fc6
firefox-2.0.0.12-1.fc8

How reproducible:
Always.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install mathml-fonts
2. Visit page with mathml
  
Actual results:
Error message appears.

Expected results:
No error message.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2008-03-08 13:00:22 UTC
Old mozilla/firefox bug (see also bug #133709), where it insists on nonfree
fonts that we can't distibute.  The fonts as distributed in mathml-fonts are
(should be!) good enough to display any(most) mathml.

Comment 2 Nicolas Mailhot 2008-03-09 22:09:53 UTC
Additionnally we distribute stix which may be more complete than mathml-fonts
nowadays

Comment 3 Christopher Aillon 2008-03-31 18:56:25 UTC
I believe this is fixed in rawhide (and F9 Beta)... would be good if someone
could confirm that.

Comment 4 Rex Dieter 2008-03-31 19:02:06 UTC
confirmed, no warnings here on rawhide (using firefox-3.0-0.50... )

Comment 5 Christopher Aillon 2008-03-31 19:35:12 UTC
The upstream patch to fix this was somewhat large and I'd like to avoid taking
non-security or stability fixes for Firefox 2 at this point, so I think this
should just be resolved NEXTRELEASE as we'll pick it up in Fedora 9.


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