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Re: [ft] Questions about ClearType rendering

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [ft] Questions about ClearType rendering
Date: Sun, 02 Jul 2006 07:22:19 +0200 (CEST)

>   Why does FreeType push the filtering onto application to begin
>   with ? After all they do provide different render modes with
>   FT_RENDER_MODE_LCD being one of the examples. Why not have

There is more than a single solution, depending on the context, for
example, rendering on white, rendering on black, rendering on coloured
backgtround, etc., etc.  Where should FreeType stop?

It is `bad' enough that FreeType supports simple kerning -- from time
to time people ask whether the other, more recent kerning method (via
GPOS, which is getting more and more popular) is supported by


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