[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#731355: fonts-droid: exclamation point looks like vertical bar at small point sizes

Ernest Adrogué nfdisco at gmail.com
Wed Dec 4 14:40:16 UTC 2013

Package: fonts-droid
Version: 1:4.3-1
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

The exclamation point character (!) is rendered as a solid vertical line at
sizes smaller than 12 points, causing potential confusion with the vertical
bar character (|).

I have hinting and autohint enabled, and hintstyle set to hintfull in my


-- Package-specific info:
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name           Version      Architecture Description
ii  fontconfig     2.11.0-1     amd64        generic font configuration librar
ii  libfreetype6:a 2.4.9-1.1    amd64        FreeType 2 font engine, shared li
ii  libxft2:amd64  2.3.1-1      amd64        FreeType-based font drawing libra

-- System Information:
Debian Release: jessie/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.11-2-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=ca_ES.utf8, LC_CTYPE=ca_ES.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8) (ignored: LC_ALL set to ca_ES.utf8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages fonts-droid depends on:
ii  dpkg  1.16.12

fonts-droid recommends no packages.

fonts-droid suggests no packages.

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