[Rd] Italics in svg output display as bold (PR#13463)

Yan Wong yan at pixie.org.uk
Thu Jan 22 23:39:13 CET 2009

On 22 Jan 2009, at 11:58, Brian D Ripley wrote:

> It is a bug on your system: this is done by cairographics, and I  
> suspect that the version you have is broken (or possibly your viewer).
> I'll attach the version I get, which does display in italics on my  
> system.

Thanks for that. I do see italics in your file using my 2 viewers, so  
I guess that the problem is not my viewer.

> And how did you compile it?  This might be a bug in the  
> cairographics or fontconfig library used for the CRAN binary build,  
> if you used that (and report such issues to R-sig-mac -- see the  
> posting guide).

Yes, apologies for not stating: this is the latest OS X binary build  
from CRAN. I'll report the issue to R-sig-mac as you advise.



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