[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#911705: Bug#911705: #911705 [l10n|gu] debian-installer: fonts broken for Gujarati
jonas at jones.dk
Fri Dec 7 13:27:23 GMT 2018
Quoting Holger Wansing (2018-12-07 14:15:32)
> Jonas Smedegaard <jonas at jones.dk> wrote:
> > Quoting Holger Wansing (2018-12-07 08:46:37)
> > > Jonas Smedegaard <jonas at jones.dk> wrote:
> > > > 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...)
> > > 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
> > > wrong.
> > > 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?
> Yes, that's probably possible. I need to validate this.
Yes, please do.
> Interestingly, when I don't set at all which font to use for gu, I get
> the same result, at least at a first glance: I see the glyphs which
> can be seen on the screenshots you got. In contrary, when I build an
> installer image without the noto-fonts-unhinted-udeb package included,
> I get the TOFU placeholder signs inserted for all gu character.
> That makes me think that font selection via the gtk-set-font script
> does not work here for whatever reason and some default is selected.
That does not explain the elefant-at-lake-with-candle-on-head glyph in
OpenSUSE samples being slightly different shape between Sans and Serif!
I recommend to prioritize close examination over wild speculation.
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