[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#442202: Bug#442202: inconsistent hinting in fi, fl, ffi, ffl ligatures

Eugeniy Meshcheryakov eugen at debian.org
Fri Sep 14 08:58:32 UTC 2007

13 вересня 2007 о 23:37 -0400 Rich Felker написав(-ла):
> While other Latin glyphs are equipped with proper hinting in the
> DejaVu family of fonts, the ligatures for fi, fl, ffi, and ffl are
> very poorly hinted (perhaps auto-generated hints?).
Those glyphs have instructions in sans, but some of them do not have
instructions in Serif.

> This causes the
> auto-ligated letters to become blurry or extra-weighted in the middle
> of crisp, well-hinted text, as if these letters are being hilighted
> with a different style.
Do you see this with Sans too?

> In most programs only the ffl looks extremely bad. However ffi and the
> rest look bad in Iceweasel as well. (This is separate from the
> Iceweasel bug with justified text and ligatures.) I am unsure why the
> badness varies between programs.
I'd like to see screenshot for ffi.

Eugeniy Meshcheryakov
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