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bug#35721: 27.0.50; Strange Arabic shaping behavior

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#35721: 27.0.50; Strange Arabic shaping behavior
Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 17:36:56 +0300

tags 35721 notabug

> Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 16:20:00 +0200
> From: Khaled Hosny <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden,
>       address@hidden
> On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 05:08:47PM +0300, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > The main point of this bug report is about the other part, though: how
> > sheen should be displayed when using DejaVu Sans Mono.
> I don’t think there is a right answer here. Glyphs can have -ve right or
> left side bearings, so if the graphics context has no room on the either
> side then I think it is expected that the glyph would be truncated. This
> is not Arabic specific (e.g. italic f often have -ve right side
> bearing, in variable width fonts at least).

OK, thanks.

Basil, is it okay with you to close this bug, given these comments?

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