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Re: Off-topic -- Is anyone involved in the New Rendering Model project
Re: Off-topic -- Is anyone involved in the New Rendering Model project at XFree86?
Mon, 10 Jul 2000 09:13:45 -0700
Joerg Pommnitz wrote:
> 3.) I'm not aware of a FreeType replacement being developed for XFree86.
The New Rendering Model project at XFree86 is intended as a major
overhaul. It will support font rotation, alpha blending, antialiased
fonts and so on. This is why I wondered whether there was any
reasonable way to join the FreeType team's efforts. It is
apparant to me now that there is not really feasible.
> > I think it's a good thing when the brightest minds in a
> > particular functional area pool their ideas and leverage the environment
> > that gives the broadest user benefit.
> Right. "Broadest user benefit" and "XFree86 only" contradicts each other.
Okay. I was thinking too small. Sorry.
> You really should look beyond the XFree86 horizon to understand
> what FreeType is about. Just now it seems you have no idea what
> you are talking about.
Fair enough. Thanks for taking time to explain.
I had forgotten that FreeType targetted multiple