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Re: [ft] Problems with Courier New

From: John Smith
Subject: Re: [ft] Problems with Courier New
Date: Sun, 24 Apr 2005 20:44:37 +0200

Would using an external font server help? If so which one

Thanks In Advance,

On 4/24/05, Tobias Kunstmann <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi,
> the double line spacing is caused by a bug of Xorg.
> It computes the line spacing by adding the maximum height
> of a font to the maximum depth instead of using the
> font-supplied ascender and descender values. Since
> CourierNew contains quite large symbols (like these ⌠ and
> ⌡ -- integral top and bottom = Unicode 0x2320 and 0x2321)
> this results in an inordinate line spacing when setting
> "normal" text.
> A bug report with a proposed patch can be found at
> (you'd have to recompile xorg though).
> Kind regards
> Tobias

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