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Re: [Freetype] To Hint or Not To Hint

From: ismail (cartman) donmez
Subject: Re: [Freetype] To Hint or Not To Hint
Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2003 20:39:07 +0200
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On Tuesday 18 February 2003 16:31, Vadim Plessky wrote:
> First of all, fonts are enermously big on both screenshots.
> What dpi do you have on your system?
> You can check this by running command like this:
> $ xdpyinfo | grep resolution

address@hidden:~$  xdpyinfo | grep resolution
  resolution:    75x75 dots per inch

> BTW: are you sure that anti-aliasing is enabled on secong screenshot
> (hinting.png)
> It looks like that just hinting is applied.
Yeah anti-aliasing is always on

> While rendering on your screenshot is not perfect, I can't call it 'bad'
> What exactly is wrong, in your opinion?

Anti-aliased fonts seems more black and more readable.

> What version of Xfree86 do you have?
> Are you sure that your X is using custom-build FreeType (and not old one,
> compiled as part of XFree86 distribution)?

XFree86 4.2.0 from Slackware 8.0


lol, anytime hun ,anytime

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