[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#911705: Bug#911705: #911705 [l10n|gu] debian-installer: fonts broken for Gujarati
jonas at jones.dk
Fri Dec 7 11:14:30 GMT 2018
Quoting Holger Wansing (2018-12-07 08:46:37)
> Jonas Smedegaard <jonas at jones.dk> wrote:
> > The UI variant is likely irrelevant: It is a font optimized for use
> > in UI elements like menus where uniform height has higher priority
> > than whatever is the normal spacing dynamic in regular texts.
> > A quick search for samples led me to
> > https://fontinfo.opensuse.org/fonts/NotoSansGujaratiRegular.html and
> > https://fontinfo.opensuse.org/fonts/NotoSerifGujaratiRegular.html
> > which (especially when zoomed in and comparing the largest samples)
> > show slight difference e.g. in the "middle" glyf (to me looking like
> > an elefant at a lake with a candle on its head...)
> > Which is best I cannot tell. Kartik, we need your input :-)
> There is something going wrong with my font selection patch in
> rootskel-gtk, it has no effect at all. Don't know what I am doing
> No matter which variant of
> FONT_NAME="Noto Sans Gujarati"
> FONT_NAME="Noto Sans Gujarati UI"
> FONT_NAME="Noto Serif Gujarati"
> I use, the used font is always the same.
Did you see my comments on that above? Are you sure the differences are
not simply _extremely_ small?
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