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[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#415432: ttf-dejavu font shapes puzzled up in some applications

clone 415432 -1 -2
reassign -1 abiword
reassign -2 openoffice.org

Hi Fabian,

On Mon, Mar 19, 2007 at 04:00:13PM +0100, Fabian Greffrath wrote:
> The different font shapes -- e.g. Sans normal/bold/italic/bold-italic,
> Sans Extralight, Sans Condensed normal/bold/italic/bold-italic -- seem
> unrecognized and puzzled up in some applications.
> Curiously, other Gnome-Applications like gedit, gvim and
> gnome-font-properties show all available shapes for the font without
> problems.
> Apparently this is not a bug in the font or the packaging itself. I am
> sorry for posting it against the ttf-dejavu package, but I had no idea
> what else could be the cause for this bevaviour.
> Don't hesitate to ask for more info or the reassign the bug to another
> (maybe even the responsible) package! ;)

Should be an abiword/openoffice.org problem (thus reassigning the bug
to the above packages);

* abiword can handle just 4 variants per font
* OOo mixes up Condensed Oblique and Condensed Bold Oblique with the Regular variants

apps should either use legacy names or use preferred names and not a
mix of both


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