[tbb-bugs] #17250 [Tor Browser]: Japanese font(s) look ugly on websites

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#17250: Japanese font(s) look ugly on websites
 Reporter:  gk                                   |          Owner:  tbb-
     Type:  defect                               |  team
 Priority:  Medium                               |         Status:
Component:  Tor Browser                          |  needs_review
 Severity:  Normal                               |      Milestone:
 Keywords:  tbb-fingerprinting-fonts,            |        Version:
  TorBrowserTeam201510R                          |     Resolution:
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Comment (by yawning):

 Replying to [comment:10 mcs]:
 > Replying to [comment:9 yawning]:
 > > The patch looks ok for Japanese/Windows.
 > >
 > > I'm hesitant to call this fixed since our Japanese `about:tor` page on
 Windows still looks horrific even when the correct fonts are specified,
 leading to poor first impressions and a bad out-of-the-box experience.
 > Is the above issue covered by #16735, or is there another issue with

 No, it's a separate issue. It renders correctly, but "Congratulations!
 This browser is configured to use Tor." looks terrible because a font
 that's not great to begin with is getting scaled up to a large size.

 There's not much that can be done without changing which fonts we use, I
 don't think.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/17250#comment:11>
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