[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#614255: ttf-motoya-l-maruberi: "EN DASH" & "EM DASH" are wrong

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Thu Mar 3 15:47:50 UTC 2011

On Fri, Mar 04, 2011 at 12:40:08AM +0900, Hideki Yamane wrote:
> Hi,
> On Mon, 21 Feb 2011 20:02:44 +0900
> Hideki Yamane <henrich at debian.or.jp> wrote:
> >  Thanks for your report, confirmed (and l-cedar seems to have same issue and
> >  it has wrong "dagger" glyph, too).  I'll ask upstream author to fix this issue.
>  Upstream replied to me, they say "it is NOT issue in our fonts itself 
>  because that don't have such glyphs - "EN DASH" and "EM DASH" ". 
>  When I tried to check, I used gucharmap and uxterm, it shows wrong glyph 
>  as attached pictures. And after I got reply, I checked with fontforge 
>  and confirmed they are true.
>  So, now I'm confusing - what caused this issue?
>   - Motoya L-{cedar,maruberi} don't have "EN DASH" and "EM DASH" glyphs.
>   - fontforge shows it, too.
>   - However, gucharmap, uxterm and other applications show wrong glyphs.

Right-click the character in Gucharmap and it will show from which font
the glyph is taken. You probably have some broken font that gets used
as fallback for those characters for some reason.


 Khaled Hosny

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