Hi, As I can see the fonts are not rendered properly. I have faced this issue earlier but the email from Abhishek Singh describes the problem a bit more in detail.
On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 1:46 PM, Abhishek Singh <aks.abhis...@gmail.com>wrote: > Hi All, > I'm using Firefox 11 on a x86_64 linux machine, and there are > problems while rendering devnagari characters. On the same browser, > other webpages with devnagari characters render well (e.g. > http://nagariknews.com). > > When I looked at the css styling, I found that the default text is set > to "Lohit Nepali" font. When I changed it to "Lohit Devnagari", it > worked (also because the Lohit Devnagari font is installed on my > system). The same page works fine on Google Chrome. On further > debugging, I found that the woff version of the Lohit Nepali font is > somehow aborted while loading the page ([Ctrl]+[F5] refresh this time). > Same is the case with the IranianSans woff file. The locations are > > http://bits.wikimedia.org/w/extensions-1.19/WebFonts/fonts/Deva/Lohit-Nepali.woff?version=2.5.1&20111213 > and > > http://bits.wikimedia.org/w/extensions-1.19/WebFonts/fonts/Arab/IranianSans.woff?version=1.0&20111213 > (Keeps on loading, but could not load after a while and there is a > timeout). Surprisingly though, when you try these URLs in your browser > you would be able to download both the files. > > The screenshot of the problem with page rendering can be viewed at > http://imagebin.org/204475 and the problem with loading the woff files > as viewed in the "Net" panel of the firebug extension can be viewed at > http://imagebin.org/204476 > > Seems some sort of weird problem with my browser. Has anyone else > encountered this problem? > > -- > Abhishek Singh > FOSS Nepal Community > http://wiki.fossnepal.org > > > On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 5:08 PM, Gerard Meijssen <gerard.meijs...@gmail.com>wrote: > Hoi, > At translatewiki.net we installed the latest release of the Lohit fonts > today. Among several improvements there are two things that stand out. > There are now two new fonts specific for Devanagari and they support > Marathi and Nepali. As you know certain characters are written differently > when used for these languages. > > The Lohit Devanagari font does allow for the use of a local override but > this requires a browser who deals with this properly and a source where the > meta data explicitly states that the language is either Marathi or Nepali. > By providing a font that is hard wired to show the variations for Marathi > or Nepali a solution is provided that will always work. > > Our plan is to test the new Lohit fonts on translatewiki.net this week > and have them go into production on Monday on all the WMF wikis with > WebFonts support. > > Please test the Lohit fonts in your script and let us know as soon as > possible when there are any issues. > Thanks, > Gerard > > > http://ultimategerardm.blogspot.com/2012/03/lohit-fonts-progress-to-release-251.html > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > > -- Rajesh Pandey
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