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RE: DroidSerif font problems on Windows in CSS Regions spec Editors Draft

From: David Alcala <dalcala@adobe.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2012 16:37:33 -0800
To: Vincent Hardy <vhardy@adobe.com>
CC: "site-comments@w3.org" <site-comments@w3.org>, Divya Manian <manian@adobe.com>
Message-ID: <EEA48366AC428A4BA730BE4369BE44C00BD1EDAD28@nambx09.corp.adobe.com>
Hi Vincent,

I've attached two screenshots showing the problem.

I wasn't able to come up with a workaround, besides removing 'Droid Serif' and using just 'serif', but that's not a great workaround.  I did some google searches for problems with Droid Serif, but I didn't see any reports of similar problems.



-----Original Message-----
From: Vincent Hardy 
Sent: Monday, November 05, 2012 3:33 PM
To: David Alcala
Cc: site-comments@w3.org; Divya Manian
Subject: Re: DroidSerif font problems on Windows in CSS Regions spec Editors Draft

Hi David,

Thanks for the report. Have you found a work around the issue? Also, do you have a screenshot that shows the issue?


On Nov 5, 2012, at 1:46 PM, David Alcala <dalcala@adobe.com> wrote:

> There is a problem with the DroidSerif font in the CSS Regions spec Editors Draft when viewed on Windows.  There are problems with lowercase 't' in the body text and with lowercase 'n' in heading text.  't' has some extra pixels at the bottom, and 'n' has some extra pixels at the top.
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-regions/
> The problem reproduces on Windows 7 using Chrome 22, Firefox 16.0.2, IE 9 & Opera 12.  It doesn't reproduce using Mac with the latest Chrome, Firefox, IE & Opera.
> Thanks,
> David Alcala

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