[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#411308: dejavu: text jumps when only numbers change

Eugeniy Meshcheryakov eugen at debian.org
Sun Feb 18 19:33:34 CET 2007

tags 411308 + wontfix

18 лютого 2007 о 01:34 +0100 Frans Pop написав(-ла):
> It is a basic rule in font design that numbers _do_ have the same width, 
> exactly to avoid such behavior. AFAIK this is true for italic and bold 
> typefaces as well as regular ones.
Any references to such rule? I think that his rule does not exist for
variable-width fonts like DejaVu Sans. Also IIRC this was allready
discussed in dejavu ML, and it is not going to change.

Eugeniy Meshcheryakov
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