Re: Rendering with xft and hinting

Around 15 o'clock on Mar 17, Michael Torrie wrote:

> > taking advantage of the known geometry of the subpixels
> > effectively doubles the available horizontal resolution.
> Shouldn't it be virtually trippled? 

You can't use all of the resolution -- making hard transitions at 
sub-pixel boundaries yields quite objectionable color fringes.  I filter 
the resulting pixels to reduce color fringes.

Keith Packard        XFree86 Core Team        Compaq Cambridge Research Lab

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