Closed Bug 1026586 Opened 7 years ago Closed 7 years ago
Using Fira as default font in Bugzilla
Can we set Fira Sans & Mono as the default fonts on Bugzilla? We are trying to get more and more products to use it as its a Mozilla product. Its a complete font and this would also be a good place to dog food it. Font can be found here: https://github.com/mozilla/Fira
Summary: Using Fira in Bugzilla → Using Fira as default font in Bugzilla
Assignee: ui → nobody
Component: User Interface → Sandstone/Mozilla Skin
Product: Bugzilla → bugzilla.mozilla.org
QA Contact: default-qa
Version: unspecified → Production
bmo currently follows the sandstone styleguide at https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/styleguide/websites/sandstone/typefaces/ which specifies use of the open-sans typeface. are there plans to update the styleguide?
dkl - thoughts on switching to fira?
Assignee: nobody → glob
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Attachment #8442856 - Flags: feedback?(dkl)
I also think that the style guide should use Fira to promote the Mozilla brand. Will file a bug for that. Note that Fira Mono is currently broken. https://github.com/mozilla/Fira/issues/44
Comment on attachment 8442856 [details] bugzilla with fira Looks great to me :)
Attachment #8442856 - Flags: feedback?(dkl) → feedback+
This is the patch I used to take a look on my local checkout.
Comment on attachment 8442935 [details] [diff] [review] 1026586_1.patch i have a slightly different patch which includes more weights. i'll attach for review once the mono font issue is resolved.
Attachment #8442935 - Attachment is obsolete: true
fira 3.110 has been released. will attach fonts.
Attachment #8449435 - Flags: review?(dkl)
Comment on attachment 8449435 [details] [diff] [review] 1026586_1.patch Review of attachment 8449435 [details] [diff] [review]: ----------------------------------------------------------------- Looks good and no issues that I can see. r=dkl
Attachment #8449435 - Flags: review?(dkl) → review+
To ssh://firstname.lastname@example.org/webtools/bmo/bugzilla.git 9b47eb6..eb33aae master -> master
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
And I wondered whether somebody broke my fonts when I got this awful appearance on bugzilla today. Fuzzy and hard to read on Win XP. I have gfx.font_rendering.cleartype.use_for_downloadable_fonts=false. Seems to be the first font that looks better with cleartype than without.
the body font is not exactly a good place to "promote the brand". that's why most style guides use more "standard" typefaces, that don't really stand out.
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