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bug #52449: No small capital dotless i without language-tagging

Submitted by:  David Corbett <dscorbett>
Submitted on:  Sun 19 Nov 2017 03:33:03 PM UTC  
Category:  individual character(s) Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  character substitution issue Status:  Fix posted
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Steve White <Stevan_White>
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  development

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Sat 26 May 2018 01:20:51 PM UTC, comment #8:

It is fixed.

David Corbett <dscorbett>
Sat 26 May 2018 09:04:56 AM UTC, comment #7:

Try it now.

Steve White <Stevan_White>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Fri 25 May 2018 09:02:26 PM UTC, comment #6:

The lowercase dotless i and small caps dotless i look very similar in FreeSans, though the latter is thinner. You can verify the bug by checking the 'smcp' subtable that applies to the dotless i: it is "'smcp' small to small caps in Latin for Turkish 1", but it should be "'smcp' lowercase to small caps in Latin-1".

David Corbett <dscorbett>
Fri 25 May 2018 04:54:57 PM UTC, comment #5:

Hi David,

I'm not seeing a problem in the faces you mention.
I've attached my test case. What am I missing?

(file #44216)

Steve White <Stevan_White>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Fri 25 May 2018 01:02:24 PM UTC, comment #4:

This bug still exists in FreeSans and FreeSans Bold Oblique.

David Corbett <dscorbett>
Thu 24 May 2018 04:08:00 PM UTC, comment #3:

I just posted a fix for several faces.

Note that mono bold and boldoblique don't support much in the way of small caps yet.

Steve White <Stevan_White>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Thu 24 May 2018 11:25:13 AM UTC, comment #2:

Sorry, now I think I see it.

Steve White <Stevan_White>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Thu 24 May 2018 06:43:14 AM UTC, comment #1:

Hi David,

I have tried to confirm this in a browser with CSS property
font-feature-settings: 'smcp' on;
As near as I can tell, this causes the dotless i to be transformed to a small capital I, which seems correct to me.

Could you please provide code to illustrate the problem you're seeing?

Steve White <Stevan_White>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Sun 19 Nov 2017 03:33:03 PM UTC, original submission:

In FreeMono, FreeMono Oblique, FreeSans, and FreeSans Bold Oblique, 'smcp' only affects U+0131 LATIN SMALL LETTER DOTLESS I when the language is set to Turkish or a similar language. That means that it does not work in contexts without language-tagging, even though the small caps form of U+0131 is not language-dependent.

David Corbett <dscorbett>


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file #44216:  dotless-i.html added by Stevan_White (2KiB - text/html)


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2018-05-25 Stevan_White Attached File- => Added dotless-i.html, #44216
    2018-05-24 Stevan_White StatusNeed info => Fix posted
    2018-05-24 Stevan_White StatusNone => Need info
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