Font rendering in F13
Xose Vazquez Perez
xose.vazquez at gmail.com
Sat May 22 12:06:28 UTC 2010
On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 11:53 PM, Matthias Clasen <mclasen at redhat.com> wrote:
> early in the F13 cycle, we enabled the bytecode interpreter in our
> freetype package, since the patents on that have expired last fall.
> Unfortunately, it turned out that many free fonts don't actually benefit
> from this, and actually look worse with the bci. The reason for that is
> that without the bci, freetype uses its autohinter on all fonts, but
> with the bci turned on, it only applies hints to fonts which have them,
> and leaves other fonts alone.
Are Xft/Cairo patched for ClearType ? <http://david.freetype.org/cleartype-patents.html>
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