maemo.org Bugzilla – Bug 7174
specifying "DejaVu Sans Mono","Courier New",monospace,Freemono fonts break pre
Last modified: 2010-03-15 20:51:28 UTC
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EXACT STEPS LEADING TO PROBLEM:
(Explain in detail what you do (e.g. tap on OK) and what you see (e.g. message
Connection Failed appears))
1. Visit a site like nfomation.net or any other site that uses pre and
2. Nothing aligns
3. Every other browser has fixed-width support for pre and css for fixed-width
are used to account for the few that have bugs.
Fixed width fonts avail that are same as Win/Linux/Mac. Pre Tag performs these
(always, less than 1/10, 5/10, 9/10)
EXTRA SOFTWARE INSTALLED:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:188.8.131.52)
Gecko/20091215 Ubuntu/9.10 (karmic) Firefox/3.5.6
Thanks for reporting this.
So, pre alone works. The problem has to do with how fonts are selected/matched
and which fonts are available.
OK, so the above url shows that we do support one font. The problem is that
somehow DejaVu Sans Mono/Courier New/monospace/Freemono is triggering some
for one reason or another, http://nfomation.net/info/mascot.nfo comes out
properly monospaced in more recent browser bits, andre should be able to verify
in a week or so
At least in the internal version 2009.51-8 running here I can reproduce.
This seems to be fixed in the internal build version
(Note: 2010 is the year, and the number after is the week.)
A future public update released with the year/week later than this internal
build version will include the fix. (This is not always already the next public
To answer popular followup questions:
* Nokia does not announce release dates of public updates in advance.
* There is currently no access to these internal, non-public build versions.
A Brainstorm proposal to change this exists at
Setting explicit PR1.2 milestone (so it's clearer in which public release the
fix will be available to users).
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