#FontFail: Pakistanis Are Now Modifying Calibri Font’s Wikipedia Page [Updated]

A Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing offshore assets of the ruling Sharif family submitted its final report to the Supreme Court, which concludes that Maryam Nawaz is indeed the real and ultimate beneficial owner of the Avenfield apartments.

After the report was made public, it was revealed that the font used on the submitted documents by the Sharif family was in Calibri, which was not commercially available before 31st January, 2007.

Read More: #FontFail: Did the Calibri Font Prove to be a Turning Point in JIT’s Investigation?

Following the font fiasco, the Calibri Wikipedia page has seen some strange and elevated activity all of a sudden. Since yesterday, there have been 25 revisions on the page by 15 different users.

You can see the most recent edits made on Calibri’s Wikipedia page here:

Upon investigation, it was found that most of the revisions being made were focused on changing the release date of the font. No marks for guessing why this was the case.

Officially, the Calibri font was made available to the public with the release of Microsoft Office 2007. In one update, carried out on 11th July at 07:15, the information was changed from Microsoft Office 2007 to Microsoft Office 2003.

Just in case you don’t know, Wikipedia is one of the most famous websites worldwide, widely used for finding information quickly.

Since the website is open for public editing, it is evident that some PML-N affiliates or supporters are tinkering with the information and misleading others just as how Maryam Nawaz did with Supreme Court and JIT. Their rivals on the other hand, can’t resist changing back the date to its original one.

Update: Wikipedia has revoked the public editing option for this post following 34 revisions in less than a day.

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  • Imagine, kitne kanjri ke bache hain yeh nangi league wale ke apne aaqa ko defend karne ke liye bawojood is ke sab pata bhi chal gaya phir bhi kis had tak gir sakte hain yeh gandi nasal ke keere.

      • we wont,,, tumhare ghr ko loot le koi aur tum usey tameez sikhao …
        Mind your own business if you dont like and continue support corrupt people

        • I like Musharraf as he brought economic stability and sincerely tried to resolve Kashmir issue through dialogue.
          I like Zardari as he was responsible for stabilization of democracy although through mean means.
          I like Sharif as he is good for economy of country.
          I hate Zai Ul Haq as he put the country on wrong path.
          Among all above high seat holders, the most pious man (no corruption) was Mr. Zia. But Pakistan is still bleeding due to his ideology.

          I don’t want an INCAPABLE pious man as my leader. A corrupt man who can manage the economy and put country on right ideology would be my favorite.

          • What if we get a highly capable man who is also not corrupt. And Sharif is not good for economy. Metro is not economy. Look at your trade deficit, imports, exports, FDI, GDP. This is whats called economy. Sharif facked each and every aspect of it. Only thing thats flourishing is his personal economy.

            • Metro is economy as it provides jobs and is a way for money circulation. There is not a singly year in Pakistan history which is without trade deficit.
              NS is not the best but a better option in available candidates. About IK….. who wants a copy of Trump here.

              • Metro is economy….oh really! You seriously need education. Trade deficit year by year is going up then how the fack can anybody say that this government is doing good for economy. Your imports are rising while exports are declining. You fix the rupee to create fake bubble of economy which when burst will fack everything up.

                  • Mr, its about priorities while you have limited resources. If you have money for food only will you spend it on buying tickets for cinema. Even this metro is just a way to make more money.

          • Waseem saheb aapnay aik cheez hai, ussay “Islam” kehtay hein. . sunnay hay kabhee apnee zindagee mein? Aap kay waldein nay kabhee uska tazkara kiya aap say?
            Lugta naheen.

    • We all know they are lair. but need to criticise politely. Akhir Koam ki beti hai :)

      • Don’t know about IK but I shall surely not pass the Sadiq & Amin test.

      • F mannerism. They should be shown what they truly are and may be some of them get some sharam.

    • I am not from Nleague , but my question is that if date released for callibri is really 2007 then why the date created (just above it) is 2004. It’s huge 3 year gap…. why?

      • When something commercial is created & when it is available to general public can be years. Especially for niche products.

      • Any development requires testing at early stage on different environments internally. And will be available publically after diagnosing the bugs (if any). The internal testing time is 1-4 years depends upon the product.

      • My point exactly! The font was available on Free Font Sites since 2003, and the same can be said from the N side political party! Lekin itna fuss bana rahe hain sab mil kar! Itna time haina hamare pass (myself included) k bus

    • In that case, being ProPakistani means “uniting against corruption”.
      We are against all corrupt government officials and politicians.

      Supporting corrupt leadership = being corrupt as a person.
      Most corrupt people support corrupt leadership because they gain financial benefits for themselves, probably through bribery or connections/relations with corrupt government officials.

      Your children might not have similar contacts with corrupt government officials and may suffer greatly in a corrupt and lawless country (unless the flee the country). This is the foreseeable future of Pakistan, unless WE help change it.

      Let’s not leave this legacy of corruption for our children. Let’s all be ProPakistani!

  • Amazed by the intelligence of the genius JIT persons who realized this deep and simple fact. Hats off

  • not a common Pakistani, Dr. Shahid Masood reports that PM house’s social media Cell is doing so (So much for the Internet Laws)

  • Ref: Wikipedia.org

    Topic: Calibri (Font)

    Calibri (/kəˈliːbri/) is a humanist sans-serif typeface family designed by Lucas de Groot in 2004 and reached the general public on January 30, 2007,[1][2][3] with the release of Microsoft Office 2007 and Windows Vista on that date. In Microsoft Office 2007, it replaced Times New Roman as the default typeface in Word[4] and replaced Arial as the default in PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and WordPad. It continues to be the default in Microsoft Office 2010, 2013 and 2016, and it is now the default font in Office for Mac 2016. A subtly rounded design, de Groot described it as having “a warm and soft character”.

    Calibri is part of the ClearType Font Collection, a suite of fonts from various designers released with Windows Vista. All start with the letter C to reflect that they were designed to work well with Microsoft’s ClearType text rendering system, a text rendering engine designed to make text clearer to read on LCD monitors. The other fonts in the same group are Cambria, Candara, Consolas, Constantia and Corbel.[5]

    In 2017, the font was used as evidence in a Pakistani government corruption case Panama Papers case (Pakistan).[3]
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  • Laptop jin ko baante rahe hain un se hee mashwara le lete type karwane se pehle tab bhee yehi kuch hee hota.

  • Kuch b ho goverment ko 5 saal puray karnay chaheyain, keyon kay jamoriat ka hussan hai :)

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