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Old 06-27-2011, 01:53 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by Unregistered
Are you referring to the ugly "e" in the "extreme example" of bad text rendering? Take a look at these screenshots and tell me what you think.
After testing those site blurbs again under Gentoo with Firefox, that problem in particular does appear to be a browser-specific issue. In Chrome, the fonts are closer to Windows; readable, with a non-broken 'e'. I had thought that I tested this out earlier this month, but my mind may be playing tricks on me.

A font 'issue' still remains, however. It's not so in-your-face that it's a nusiance, and it's also not visible everywhere, but rather seems to effect certain fonts. The font inside of the Transmission Web client in any browser under Fedora looks poor, while it's crisper in Windows and Gentoo (I only use Gentoo as a comparison because it's my primary distro; perhaps the 'issue' exists in others).

I've edited that portion of the review to reflect that it's likely to be a Firefox-specific issue. Thanks a lot for pointing this out.
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