Kerning bug in GFS Didot Classic

Bug #1739316 reported by Alessandro Ceschini
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fonts-gfs-didot-classic (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Hello, there's a kerning bug in GFS Didot Classic. Since this font is a must for classicists, I took the liberty to post a patch.

Let me know if you need more information.


ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.10
Package: fonts-gfs-didot-classic 1.1-5 [modified: usr/share/fonts/truetype/didot-classic/GFSDidotClassic.otf]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.13.0-19.22-generic 4.13.13
Uname: Linux 4.13.0-19-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia_uvm nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.20.7-0ubuntu3.6
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: LXDE
Date: Wed Dec 20 00:13:52 2017

InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-01-07 (346 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Lubuntu 16.10 "Yakkety Yak" - Release amd64 (20161012.1)
PackageArchitecture: all
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: fonts-gfs-didot-classic
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to artful on 2017-10-24 (56 days ago)

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Alessandro Ceschini (aleslavista) wrote :
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Ubuntu Foundations Team Bug Bot (crichton) wrote :

The attachment "Fixed version" seems to be a patch. If it isn't, please remove the "patch" flag from the attachment, remove the "patch" tag, and if you are a member of the ~ubuntu-reviewers, unsubscribe the team.

[This is an automated message performed by a Launchpad user owned by ~brian-murray, for any issues please contact him.]

tags: added: patch
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Alessandro Ceschini (aleslavista) wrote :

OK, I took the liberty to specify that this bug affects the kerning of U+0320 a.k.a. "curled Beta".

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Alessandro Ceschini (aleslavista) wrote :

Indeed the attachment "Fixed version" is a patch. Please check if you're satisfied with it.

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Faidon Liambotis (paravoid) wrote :

Could you reach out to the Greek Font Society to further discuss your patch with the font authors? Thanks!

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