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Status: Fixed
Owner:
Closed: Feb 2015
Cc:
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OS: Mac
Pri: 1
Type: Bug-Regression



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sans-serif "line-height: normal" equivalent to 1.0 instead of ~1.14-1.2

Reported by c.langre...@gmail.com, Feb 5 2015

Issue description

UserAgent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_9_5) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/40.0.2214.94 Safari/537.36

Example URL:
http://jsfiddle.net/eu8cxLxn/

Steps to reproduce the problem:
Visit http://jsfiddle.net/eu8cxLxn/ w/ current Chrome 40 and other browsers (e.g. Safari or Chromium 35).

What is the expected behavior?
I'd expect line-heights not to change so drastically from release to release. Other browsers seem to set "normal" line-heights to ~1.14 (Firefox) or 1.2 (Safari).

What went wrong?
W/ Chrome 40 on OS X, text using the sans-serif default font (Helvetica) looks rather cramped. Arial looks fine, FWIW ...

Does it occur on multiple sites: Yes

Is it a problem with a plugin? No 

Did this work before? Yes 

Does this work in other browsers? Yes 

Chrome version: 40.0.2214.94  Channel: stable
OS Version: OS X 10.9.5
Flash Version: Shockwave Flash 16.0 r0
 
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Comment 1 by tkent@chromium.org, Feb 6 2015

Labels: -Cr-Content Cr-Blink-Fonts Needs-Bisect
Cc: e...@chromium.org behdad@chromium.org dominik....@intel.com
Labels: -Pri-2 -Type-Bug -Needs-Bisect Pri-1 Type-Bug-Regression M-40
Owner: esprehn@chromium.org
Status: Assigned
Able to repro this issue on MACBookPro 10.9.5 using: 40.0.2214.111.

This is regression issue, broken in M40 only

CL: 
https://chromium.googlesource.com/chromium/src/+log/0a65bf2b4d91750ae65cffb669018e6c2444ba2f..2c9345ebf88f2a5431dd18f42611052b846cb142
Blink:
http://build.chromium.org/f/chromium/perf/dashboard/ui/changelog_blink.html?url=/trunk&range=182928%3A182919

Suspect:
http://src.chromium.org/viewvc/blink?revision=182920&view=revision
@esprehn: Could you please look into this issue.
Owner: dominik....@intel.com
Status: Fixed
I believe this is fixed after https://src.chromium.org/viewvc/blink?revision=189636&view=revision - please reopen if you disagree and think the bug still exists. Probably a duplicate of bug 452967.

Comment 4 by drott@chromium.org, Jun 12 2015

Owner: drott@chromium.org

Comment 5 by laforge@google.com, Jun 13 2015

Cc: drott@chromium.org

Comment 6 by laforge@google.com, Jun 13 2015

Attempting to remove dominik.rottsches@intel.com from cc.

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