[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#577254: Bug#577254: [Pkg-fonts-bugs] Bug#577254: [doc] Bug#577254: ttf-arabeyes: Wrong width of diacritics in some fonts

Christian PERRIER bubulle at debian.org
Sun Sep 5 10:37:26 UTC 2010

Quoting Christian PERRIER (bubulle at debian.org):

> While using a Xft-enabled Emacs23, I noticed that some fonts included
> > > in this package have "wide" Arabic diacritics, almost taking up the
> > > whole line. I did some testing, and I think that this problem is
> > > caused by the large values of width of diacritics used in some of
> > > these fonts.
> > 
> > Some of the diacritic glyphs in some fonts have negative width, and I
> > think it is causing this weired behaviour in Emacs. I'm going to fix it,
> > but I guess emacs should handle negative glyph widths in a better way.
> As I understand, that will mean a new "upstream" version release in
> Arabeyes.org. Am I right
> If that's correct, please keep us posted so that we can fix the font
> in Debian (and later on Ubuntu).

Has there been any progress on this?

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