Unicode character U+32C5 displayed wrong

Bug #418675 reported by Tor Klingberg on 2009-08-25
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Arne Goetje
Arne Goetje
ttf-arphic-uming (Ubuntu)
Arne Goetje

Bug Description

The Unicode character U+32C5 (IDEOGRAPHIC TELEGRAPH SYMBOL FOR JUNE) is displayed wrong. It shows a 1 followed by the Chinese symbol for month, but it should be a 6 and the month symbol. It is not always displayed wrong. I found the error appears using the font 'monospace' (is that actually the name of the font?) Also only in sizes between 7 and 11 in Regular and Bold but not Italic or Bold Italic.

I use Ubuntu 9.04 Jauny. I have mstcorefonts and several other font packages installed, as well as Chinese and Japanese language support.

tags: added: font
arky (arky) on 2009-09-08
tags: added: needs-reassignment
Tor Klingberg (tor-klingberg) wrote :

I suppose this won't be fixed by Ubuntu, but could you help me figure out what upstream it is?

Aron Xu (happyaron) wrote :

Subscribed Arne, Qianqian Fang and CJK testers, could you take care of it?

Qianqian Fang (fangq) wrote :

The reported issue can not be reproduced.

If this still happens, please report your test string (or a web page containing this symbol), your locale as well as your "fc-list" output. Also, it would be greatly helpful to attach a screenshot.

Tor Klingberg (tor-klingberg) wrote :

It seems to be partially fixed now, but still sometimes wrong in Firefox. For example at this site, under Java Data:

$ locale

Tor Klingberg (tor-klingberg) wrote :
Qianqian Fang (fangq) wrote :

This appears to be caused by the wrong bitmaps embedded in Uming. All CJK Combined Months and Days need to be fixed.

I believe this will not be an major issue in Karmic, because WenQuanYi Zen Hei will be used for default Chinese glyph rendering. But still, it would be nice to fix this in Uming.

Arne, is Uming still being maintained?

affects: ubuntu → ttf-arphic-uming (Ubuntu)
Changed in ttf-arphic-uming (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Arne Goetje (arnegoetje)
status: New → Confirmed
Arne Goetje (arnegoetje) on 2009-10-30
Changed in ttf-arphic-uming (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → In Progress
Aron Xu (happyaron) on 2009-12-26
tags: added: fonts
removed: font
Arne Goetje (arnegoetje) on 2010-03-26
Changed in ttf-arphic-uming (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
Arne Goetje (arnegoetje) on 2011-11-25
Changed in cjkunifonts:
status: New → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Arne Goetje (arnegoetje)
Arne Goetje (arnegoetje) on 2011-11-25
tags: added: 0.2 uming
removed: fonts needs-reassignment
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