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

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Wed Sep 8 09:34:32 UTC 2010

On Wed, Sep 08, 2010 at 06:35:16AM +0200, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> Quoting Khaled Hosny (khaledhosny at eglug.org):
> > Sorry for the delay, a new release that, hopefully, fixes this issue have
> > been uploaded to sourceforge. Please someone tests it with Emacs:
> > 
> > http://sourceforge.net/projects/arabeyes/files/Fonts/ae_fonts/ae_fonts_decorative-2.1.tar.bz2/download
> Thanks for your answer, Khaled,
> As I can't read/write Arabic (and therefore don't know how to
> reproduce the bug, I actually can't try testing...)...but,
> hopefullysomeone else (Adnène?) will.
> Did you make any other changes to the font? If not, that could make
> the font OK to be packaged for Debian (as we're in freeze, new
> upstream versions are discouraged).

I added glyphs for BiDi control chars (most engines strip those control
chars before rendering, so the glyphs rarely show up), but if need, I
can provide a copy for Debian that only fixes this issue.


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer
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