Opened 12 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

#3518 closed enhancement (fixed)

Update FreeFont fonts to current version

Reported by: sphery <mtdean@…> Owned by: stuartm
Priority: trivial Milestone: 0.21
Component: mythtv Version: head
Severity: low Keywords:
Cc: Ticket locked: no

Description

The version of the FreeFont? fonts distributed with MythTV is an old version which is missing many glyphs. The current release of the FreeFont? fonts is available at http://download.savannah.gnu.org/releases/freefont/freefont-ttf-20060126.tar.gz .

Currently, we distribute Free{Mono,Sans{,Bold}}.ttf . Updating these to the most recent version would add glyphs for many characters, including the musical characters. With the new glyphs, would be far less likely to see rectangles in captions, (i.e. when music plays in a show). While doing so would require a loose interpretation of the word "fix", the fonts could also be updated in 0.20-fixes.

If you'd like a before/after test, the various CSI series use the eighth note (U+266A) while playing the theme song in the intro.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by stuartm

Owner: changed from Isaac Richards to stuartm

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by stuartm

Milestone: unknown0.21

comment:3 Changed 12 years ago by stuartm

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed
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