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[Freetype] Re: [Pfaedit-devel] Problem with rendering of OpenType (from
[Freetype] Re: [Pfaedit-devel] Problem with rendering of OpenType (from PfaEdit) fonts in FreeType
Mon, 02 Sep 2002 10:31:18 -0700
At 05:14 PM 9/2/2002 +0400, Vadim Plessky wrote:
Um. Ok. That tells us that the font designer was slightly inefficient.
That's not going to cause any rendering problems.
I think I have found one of the possible reasons for this effect.
Please check letter B of Nimbus Sans (I have imported Nimbus Sans into
FontLab4 and invoked FontAudit)
It said: "Flat curve. The curve is flat and can be replaced by a vector
without any loss of quality"
PfaEdit does check whether curves can be replaced by lines. Its check is
So it seems that *easy fix* would be to check in PfaEdit during export wether
some lines are represented with curves, and replace them with vector.
It is also an irrelevant fix.
I have looked at the copies of Nimbus Sans I have on my machine and there
is no curve in B where there should be a line. In the examples you gave all
I see are a bunch of hlineto operators.