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Old 08/30/2014   #1
Shademp
Default Japanese text on the forum gets messy

Is anybody else experiencing this problem? Japanese text gets all weird with huge spaces and missing symbols.

Example:
ヴィンセントさん、お久しぶりです!
私、ハイウインドのクルーだったんですよ
ハイウインドもいい船でしたが、
このシエラ号もたいしたもんです
なんですも《今は失われた技術》
っていうので動いてるらしいですけど……
でも、一生懸命動かしますので、
安心してでください!

If you mark and copy the text into anywhere outside of TLS, you will see that it's actually coherent text without any big spaces.

If you're not seeing the problem I'm seeing, here is a screenshot.
(SPOILER)

So, what's the cause and who can fix this?

EDIT: I noticed that the text is correct in the Firefox browser, but not in my Chrome browser.
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Old 08/30/2014   #2
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It looks perfectly normal to me. Tried a different browser yet?

(This isn't server related. Parsing of character encoding is done by the browser.)
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Old 08/30/2014   #3
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Apparenly the problem has been brought up recently on this Chrome website

Version: Chrome 37.0.206294.m
Other browsers tested: IE (OK)

We have multiple reports from Enterprise users that Japanese characters are not displayed (see test1.jpg) since they updated Chrome to M37 this morning. So far the issue has been observed in Gmail, Sites and some non-Google websites (ex. Yahoo). Clearing cache and Cookies / re-installing Chrome / disabling all extensions do not solve issue.

We are still checking if the issue persists across multiple OS versions, and across other multi-byte characters (ex. Chinese, Korean etc)

What steps will reproduce the problem?
1. Update to Chrome 37.0.206294.m
2. Open Gmail or Google Sites
But yes it does appear to be a browser problem, not anything related to TLS.
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Old 08/30/2014   #4
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Dingding! Well researched
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Old 08/30/2014   #5
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It looks fine in my Safari browser.
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Old 08/30/2014   #6
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I'm on Firefox and it looks fine to me too.
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Old 08/30/2014   #7
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it looks like it was using a chinese font rather than the japanese one, since it has a slightly different look and it's missing all the non-chinese characters

but i don't know what i am talking about
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Old 08/30/2014   #8
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Looks good for me on Android's mobile browser and on my laptop in IE.

So, yep, it's Chrome.
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Old 08/30/2014   #9
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Not to complicate things, but it looks fine to me and I'm using Chrom. o.o;;
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Old 08/31/2014   #10
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May be the version has something to do with it.
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Old 08/31/2014   #11
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I'm also using Chrome and it's perfectly legible to me as well. Well, as legible as Japanese gets.
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Old 08/31/2014   #12
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The Twilight Mexican wrote: May be the version has something to do with it.
Well, that's pretty much what the bug report said

(At everyone, pretty much - is it really that hard to make sense of what Shademp posted?)
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Old 08/31/2014   #13
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Confession: I was skimming.
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