User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.7) Gecko/20050414 Firefox/1.0.3 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.7) Gecko/20050414 Firefox/1.0.3 Even after I install the intended font Firefox still displays some garbage but IE works fine. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.Visit the siteand install the font. 2.Visit the site again and you be prompted to install the font again 3.Click on the Canadian flag on the left, you'll see garbage Actual Results: Install fonts page again. Expected Results: Once the font is installed you should not see the install fonts page again. Once you click on the Canadian flag you should see writing in Punjabi.
Are you trying to display hindi or use an Indic script? If so, this is almost certainly a known bug. Sorry.
the encoding is iso-8859-1 which isn't Punjabi Tech Evan ?
Acording to the website it's Punjabi Font.
(In reply to comment #3) > Acording to the website it's Punjabi Font. I am with Peter % curl -I http://hamdardweekly.com/ HTTP/1.1 200 OK Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 06:58:16 GMT Server: Apache/2.0.48 (Linux/SuSE) Last-Modified: Fri, 27 Feb 2004 21:44:59 GMT ETag: "fa6fd-1c9-694f0cc0" Accept-Ranges: bytes Content-Length: 457 Content-Type: text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1 It is possible that you are using a 'fake' encoding with a font such as DRChatrikWeb which matches. This is not going to work in compliant browsers which have a correct way of achieving what you want. See http://webtips.dan.info/char.html and various pages linked from there.
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
Latest Version FireFox 1.0.7 problem still not fixed.
Status: RESOLVED → UNCONFIRMED
Resolution: EXPIRED → ---
Paul, 1.0 uses code that's not been touched since April of 2004. Please test in 1.5 beta 2 and see if this problem still exists. http://www.mozilla.org/projects/firefox/
Tried version 1.5 beta 2 and browser is still garbage but work with IE.
(In reply to comment #8) > Paul, 1.0 uses code that's not been touched since April of 2004. Please test in > 1.5 beta 2 and see if this problem still exists. > http://www.mozilla.org/projects/firefox/ Adam, I was under the impression that Firefox was rendering the pages on this site according to the headers and metadata sent. If this is not a T.E. bug, then it may be a question of whether the site was hoping to be renderered in a quirks mode, but had, perhaps unwittingly, triggered standards compliant mode. I would surprised if this report led to any improvement in Firefox, and, of course, it may be a duplicate.
Verified even with version 18.104.22.168 bug is still there.
10 years ago
Component: OS Integration → Layout: Fonts and Text
Product: Firefox → Core
QA Contact: os.integration → layout.fonts-and-text
(In reply to paul_kainth from comment #11) > Verified even with version 22.214.171.124 bug is still there. I cannot reproduce with 3.6.24 but I might have such fonts installed on my system. Paul, is this still an issue in Firefox 3.6 or 8.0 for you?
Summary: screen displays garbage → Does not display Punjabi font for certain website
The hamdardweekly.com site mentioned in the URL field is now serving its content in Unicode, and displays fine for me. (With no requirement to download a special font.) The site was almost certainly relying on a custom-encoded (non-Unicode-compliant) font in the past, and Firefox did not support that. Now that the site's text is standards-based, it works as expected, and this report is no longer relevant.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago → 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
I collided with Jonathan saying much the same thing :)
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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