JDK-6320262 : Q in Microsoft Sans Serif is different from native
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: client-libs
  • Sub-Component: 2d
  • Affected Version: 1.4.0
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Duplicate
  • OS: generic
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2005-09-06
  • Updated: 2010-04-04
  • Resolved: 2007-10-15
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11pt microsoft Sans Serif Q in Java looks different from one rasterized by 
native Microsoft application (e.g. 8pt font in Wordpad)

This bug is split off bug from 4924220.

EVALUATION Fix for this problem will be integrated as part of fix for 6223022. Marking this bug as duplicate.

EVALUATION It seems that problem was caused by T2K's implementation of multiplication for fixed point math. It is used to round it to closest smaller value. While investigating roots of discrepancy for Z glyph it was found that changing rounding to nearest value helps. It also helps with Q issue and several other cases.