Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 444627
Seamonkey w/Pango cannot handle text-align: justify
Last modified: 2009-01-12 17:39:07 EST
Description of problem:
Using seamonkey-1.1.9-2.fc8 and visiting web pages with
any 'justified' text alignment produces mashed up fonts as
shown in the attachment included. The problem is also
present in printing.
This is an example website that produces the problem
I have rebuilt seamonkey without pango (commenting out patches 81-88) and
it works fine after that.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Very. Every website that uses text-align: justify or align="justify"
will cause the problem.
Steps to Reproduce:
I'm filing a separate bug against firefox for a similar problem.
Firefox renders the pages properly for viewing, but renders mashed
up fonts when printing these type of webpages. Definitely related,
but separate packages, so separate bugs.
Created attachment 304136 [details]
Image of mashed up fonts
Schrett, thanks a lot for your bug report.
I've occassionally seen this bug myself but didn't research the cause.
I find it great to know that disabling pango fixes it.
I can not find a bug filed to Firefox, did you file it?
I'm tempted to remove the patches as you did, and stick with the original
Chris, Martin, the pango fixes that we copied over from the firefox package, are
those from upstream or your own development?
I did file a separate related bug against firefox :
In this case, firefox renders the page properly but
printing produces the mashed up fonts. This bug
was in turn pushed upstream to see if they will fix
I can confirm this problem.
I confirm that disabling all patches fixes this bug, but according to caillon
that would disable the ability for asian people to print pages of their locale
I ran various tests, which surprise me.
I have links to two test pages (including this one) and some results here:
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