Aisleriot hint incorrectly displays the card name

Bug #1545270 reported by Ilya Volchanetskiy on 2016-02-13
This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
One Hundred Papercuts
Ubuntu Translations
aisleriot (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

In some languages the card name in the hint text is displayed as question marks. (see attached screenshots)

Note: the name of the second card (the card to be covered) is displayed correctly.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: aisleriot 1:3.18.2-1ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-4.19-generic 4.4.1
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-4-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.19.4-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Sat Feb 13 13:20:19 2016
ExecutablePath: /usr/games/sol
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-02-13 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Alpha amd64 (20160212)
SourcePackage: aisleriot
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in aisleriot (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Jean-Marc (m-balthazar) wrote :


Same issue in French.
I just filled bug #1554731 and marked it as a duplicate of this one.

The French word "cœur" ("hearts" in English) is displayed "c?ur" on screen when in first position in the sentence.
"œ" is a special character in French.

French translation links:

Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, AisleRiot 3.16.2

Changed in aisleriot (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in hundredpapercuts:
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Confirmed
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