Re: Fuzzy fonts under 2.2.2?

On 24 Jun 2003 23:31:07 +0200
Soeren Sandmann <sandmann daimi au dk> wrote:


> The variant that I use is 
> <match target="font">
>         <test qual="any" name="size" compare="less">
>                 <double>14</double>
>         </test>
>         <test qual="any" name="size" compare="more">
>                 <double>8</double>
>         </test>
>         <edit name="antialias" mode="assign">
>                 <bool>false</bool>
>         </edit>
> </match>
> Ie. antialias, but only when the size is below 8 or above
> 14. This is an approximation on what windows does. Windows
> uses extra information in the fonts about when to
> antialias that is unfortunately not available though
> FreeType.
> There are various other possibilities that look good,
> including"antialias, but turn off hinting". As you found
> out, having *both* bytecode interpreter and antialiasing
> for normal screen-sized fonts is just about the worst
> thing you can do to your
> fonts.

Thank-you Soeren.  This has been an extremely useful thread
for me, and I will experiment further.  I am especially
interested to learn about the evils of combining the
bytecode interpreter with antialiasing.  I will do some
recompiling and experimentation.



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