[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#468219: ttf-dejavu: augment font lisibility for small font size

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Fri Feb 29 07:46:46 UTC 2008

On mer, 2008-02-27 at 20:38 +0100, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> Package: ttf-dejavu
> Version: 2.23-1
> Severity: wishlist
> Hi,
> I'm using deja vu sans font on my laptop, wich has a SXGA+ (1400×1050) 14" 
> display. This means ~125dpi, wich is nice. But at 125dpi, 12pt fonts are way
> too big, so I use 7 and 8pt fonts. At these sizes. it seems that some
> characters (especially “ and ”) aren't fully rendered. For example, at 7pt, “
> and ” both look like ".
> It'd be nice if even at small sizes fonts were rendered perfectly :)

Here are some images generated with:
pango-view --font="DejaVu Sans 6" -t "“”" --dpi 125 -q -o

for DejaVu Sans and DejaVu Sans Mono with sizes 6,7,8 pt

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