[Bug 256464] [NEW] Overlapping characters in huge fonts

Алексей Капранов (Alex Kapranoff) kkapp at rambler.ru
Sat Aug 9 20:47:39 UTC 2008


Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: firefox-3.0

This is 
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9.0.1) Gecko/2008072820 Firefox/3.0.1
on Ubuntu 8.04.1

Huge fonts are render in such a way that several starting characters
from a line are drawn on the same place without any offset!

I made a simple page to demonstate the bug:
http://kapranoff.ru/~kappa/sizebug.html

The screenshot of this page displayed in my browser is attached.

Looks like fonts sized in a narrow corridor around 200px are affected.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Sun Aug 10 00:32:04 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
Package: firefox-3.0 3.0.1+build1+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.8.04.3
PackageArchitecture: i386
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=/home/username/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/usr/bin/zsh
SourcePackage: firefox-3.0
Uname: Linux 2.6.24-20-generic i686

** Affects: firefox-3.0 (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: Confirmed


** Tags: apport-bug

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Overlapping characters in huge fonts
https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/256464
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