[Bug 443008] New: ugly ligatures

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           Summary: ugly ligatures
           Product: Fedora
           Version: 8
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: low
          Priority: low
         Component: pango
        AssignedTo: besfahbo at redhat.com
        ReportedBy: dan.colascione at gmail.com
         QAContact: extras-qa at fedoraproject.org
                CC: fedora-fonts-bugs-list at redhat.com

Description of problem:
See attached screenshot. DejaVu is the default font, and its western ligatures
look, well, ugly, and are disconcerting. I can reproduce the problem with GTK
programs but not QT ones.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use DejaVu LGC or another font with ligatures
2. Type "confirms" (or "firefox") western text into Pango-using program
3. See apparent ugly baseline shift
Actual results:
Ugly ligatures makes text look misaligned

Expected results:
Characters that appear to share a baseline

Additional info:

------- Additional Comments From dan.colascione at gmail.com  2008-04-18 01:50 EST -------
Created an attachment (id=302837)
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ugly ligatures

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