← Back to team overview

documentation-packages team mailing list archive

[Bug 682472] Re: [1 mod] Kerning: ſ (U+017F) [latin long s] colliding with following characters


** Also affects: fonts-ubuntu (Ubuntu)
   Importance: Undecided
       Status: New

** Changed in: fonts-ubuntu (Ubuntu)
       Status: New => Triaged

You received this bug notification because you are a member of
Documentation Packages, which is subscribed to fonts-ubuntu in Ubuntu.

  [1 mod] Kerning: ſ (U+017F) [latin long s] colliding with following

Status in Ubuntu Font Family:
  Fix Committed
Status in fonts-ubuntu package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  1. pango-view --font="Ubuntu 48" --markup --text='<span
  fallback="false"> fl ſl • fb ſb • fk ſk • fi ſi • ff ſſ</span>'

  Rendered in 46pt Regular

  Sample Glyphs: ſf ſſ ſk ſi

  The kerning and spacing for the latin long s "ſ" is not consistent
  with the remaining text.

  In particular, when ‘ſ’ is followed by an ascending letter, the two

  The hinting is also somehow different from small f. I think that is
  not intended, since for big sizes the upper part of f and ſ become
  nearly identical. At least the latter is intended, I think.

  Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; de; rv: Gecko/20101027
  Ubuntu/10.10 (maverick) Firefox/3.6.12

To manage notifications about this bug go to: