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bug #23575: Ethiopic incorrectly slanted

Submitter:  Steve White <Stevan_White>
Submitted:  Sat 14 Jun 2008 10:36:36 AM UTC
Category:  character range Severity:  2 - Minor
Item Group:  glyph(s) ugly Status:  Need info
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Stevan_White
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  * 2006-01-26
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Sat 14 Jun 2008 10:38:42 AM UTC, comment #1: 

I don't agree with the advice given.
I don't see this as a slant per se.  It looks more like a digitized version of a typeface.

That said, the glyphs do appear to be quite rough (as they were digitized).

I would prefer to replace the range with a proper design.

Steve White <Stevan_White>
Group administrator
Sat 14 Jun 2008 10:36:36 AM UTC, original submission:  

This is from Jacob Poon's report of 2007-10,

Glyphs in Ethiopic region (U+1200-137F) in medium font are incorrectly slanted.
The bug does not exist in other font variants and families. These glyphs should be straighened up. The already slanted glyphs should be moved to the italic font.

Steve White <Stevan_White>
Group administrator


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