Bug 481434 - Symbol U+0431 looks blurry
Summary: Symbol U+0431 looks blurry
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: liberation-fonts
Version: 11
Hardware: All
OS: All
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Caius Chance
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: 485746
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-01-24 19:17 UTC by Sergei Stolyarov
Modified: 2009-07-01 14:40 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-07-01 02:40:45 UTC

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The difference before old and new glyph. (5.53 KB, image/png)
2009-01-24 19:17 UTC, Sergei Stolyarov
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Description Sergei Stolyarov 2009-01-24 19:17:48 UTC
Created attachment 329915 [details]
The difference before old and new glyph.

Description of problem:
Symbol U+0431 (russian letter “б”) looks bad since revision 877cd82cc8ef4b7f9f1b3645ad0dd54efe60e3fb. In that revision glyph's shape was altered but hint instructions were not.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
Render string containing symbol "б" with antialiasing turned on and compare with revision before 877cd82cc8ef4b7f9f1b3645ad0dd54efe60e3fb.
Actual results:

Expected results:
Normal shape is expected.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Sergei Stolyarov 2009-01-24 19:27:50 UTC
The font is Libertion Sans.

Comment 2 Caius Chance 2009-01-28 07:35:57 UTC

has hinting instructions within U+0431.

afaik, only hinting is affected by hinting instructions.

Which software have you used to generate screenshot?

Comment 3 Sergei Stolyarov 2009-01-28 19:58:14 UTC
I used gimp 2.6.3 from Debian. But this symbol looks blurry in all programms.

Afaik hints should be rewritten if glyph's shape changed. At least fontforge shows message this when changing any glyph with hints that hints will be removed.

Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 10:52:56 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.

More information and reason for this action is here:

Comment 5 Caius Chance 2009-07-01 02:40:45 UTC
Zap this bug. Please open this if bug persists after testing.

Comment 6 Sergei Stolyarov 2009-07-01 14:40:13 UTC
Just checked version liberation-fonts-ttf-, everything is looking fine.

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