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bug #17440: Distorted lowercase "e" in CVS snapshot as of 20060501

Submitted by:  Christian Perrier <bubulle>
Submitted on:  Wed 16 Aug 2006 02:38:56 AM UTC  
Category:  individual character(s) Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  glyph(s) ugly Status:  Works for me
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Steve White <Stevan_White>
Open/Closed:  Closed Release:  development

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Thu 21 Feb 2008 09:09:00 PM UTC, comment #2: 

In google e-mail just now, Christian told me he no longer saw a problem, and to close this.

Steve White <Stevan_White>
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Sun 10 Feb 2008 08:36:29 AM UTC, comment #1: 


This sounds familiar; I think I too was seeing this at one time.
However I don't see it using gedit on my Ubuntu Gutsy system with freefont release 2006-01-26.

Do you still see this problem?

Unfortunately, the link you provided to your screenshot is broken.
Could you possibly upload it to the bugs page?


Steve White <Stevan_White>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Wed 16 Aug 2006 02:38:56 AM UTC, original submission:  

Reported in Debian which uses the nearly latest version of the fonts in the CVS:

When upgrading ttf-freefont from version 20051102-2 to 20060501cvs-8, I
found that the top of the lowercase letter "e" in FreeSans (regular) is
distorted (and was not before).

When displayed at 12 point with anti-aliasing turned on, the top curve
of the "e" is thinner than it used to be. When displayed at 11 points,
the top of the "e" is taller than other lowercase letters.

A screenshot of the differences is at:


Christian Perrier <bubulle>
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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2008-02-21 Stevan_White StatusNeed info => Works for me
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2008-02-10 Stevan_White StatusNone => Need info
        SummaryDistorded lowercase "e" in CVS snapshot as of 20060501 => Distorted lowercase "e" in CVS snapshot as of 20060501
    2008-02-09 Stevan_White CategoryNone => individual character(s)
        Item GroupNone => glyph(s) ugly
        Assigned toNone => Stevan_White
        ReleaseNone => development

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