Completely broken kerning for some Microsoft TTF fonts
This is basically a copy of a bug report in Redhat bugzilla since Pango developers reside here.
The core Tahoma font has very bad/broken kerning in Pango >= 1.44.
Example 3 (**uses the Tahoma font from Windows 10** in case people object to supporting older Microsoft fonts):
I would love this bug to be fixed because I cannot use Fedora/Linux in general otherwise.
Here's my .fonts.conf file: fonts.conf
I also have this variable exported system wide:
You can download the font in question from here (the core version which is free to distribute).