Font rendering, 2015

Matthew Miller mattdm at
Tue Jun 9 16:29:01 UTC 2015

On Tue, Jun 09, 2015 at 11:03:52AM -0500, Michael Catanzaro wrote:
> Subpixel rendering is still disabled in the Fedora freetype package,
> due to patents that have not expired: 

Ahhh, this is why the fonts don't go all rainbow even if one turns
antialiasing to Rgba in the tweak tool.

> I think we just need to accept that we can't have good font rendering
> until they expire.

Or, we recommend hi-dpi screens where this is a non-issue. :)

Matthew Miller
<mattdm at>
Fedora Project Leader

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